Marguerite Dixen Named 2016 ‘Woman to Watch’ by Business Insurance

dixen-web-279-x-279We are very pleased to announce that Marguerite Dixen, president of Third Coast Underwriters, was recently named one of 25 “Women to Watch” in 2016 by Business Insurance. She and other honorees were celebrated at an award ceremony earlier this month in New York City.

“This is a great honor and a testament toward the exceptional leadership of our enterprise,” said Bryan Bogardus, chief operating officer of AF Group. “Marguerite demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities every day and has been able to consistently motivate her team to achieve success, despite the challenges and fluctuations of our industry. Her clear passion for insurance has also served to benefit the Chicago community. We are all very proud to have her represent Third Coast Underwriters and AF Group with this award.”

Dixen has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and was named president of Third Coast Underwriters in 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and is designated as a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter and an Associate in Risk Management. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Debate Commission.

Now in its 11th year, Business Insurance’s Women to Watch Awards & Leadership Conference is the only recognition program that celebrates leading women from every facet of the commercial insurance industry. The program was created in 2006 to recognize leading women in commercial insurance, risk management, employee benefits and related fields such as consulting and law.