NAAIA National Welcomes Amber Lashae’ O’Neil As National Program Coordinator

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NAAIA National Welcomes Amber Lashae’ O’Neil As National Program Coordinator

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Washington, DC – The National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) welcomes Amber Lashae’ O’Neil as its National Program Coordinator. With a diverse background in leading the development of special events in-person and virtually, and developing curriculum, Amber brings a unique skill set to her role at NAAIA.

Amber’s professional journey includes serving as a campaign manager and events specialist for Commissioner Lamekia Davis in Chicago. Prior, Amber worked as a trauma counselor and registered behavior therapist, and she brings programming experience from supporting various community-based nonprofit leadership initiatives.A graduate of the Ultimate Medical Academy and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Amber resides in Henderson, NV.

As NAAIA’s National Program Coordinator, Amber will work alongside our National Program Manager, Kamilah Brown, supporting our national webinar series, agent roundtables, regional forums, and industry events. Additionally, her responsibilities extend to supporting career stage programming as part of Vision 2030, NAAIA’s plan to engage US-based communities of color and empower Black professionals through strategic interventions and programs.

“We are delighted to have Amber join the National Office team, expanding our ability to offer dynamic and relevant programming to our members,” expressed Omari Aarons-Martin, NAAIA National Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer. “Amber’s background and commitment to making a positive impact in her community align perfectly with our mission to diversify the insurance industry’s talent landscape.”


The National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) was organized to create a network among people of color and others employed in or affiliated with the insurance industry. The association currently has over 2,000 members and 23 chapters, with others in development, throughout the nation and its members represent every sector of the industry. NAAIA’s focus is the professional development and personal empowerment of its members, and to serve as a gateway to diverse talent at every level of the industry.

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