TAMPA, FL (July 15, 2019) – Kelly Nash, Managing Director of Tampa-based Insurance brokerage and risk management firm, Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners)’s Private Risk Management division, was recently honored with a spot on Insurance Business America’s prestigious Elite Women list for 2019.

Insurance Business America annually celebrates the contributions of women in leadership in a predominantly male-dominated industry. The 2019 roster of elite women includes 68 of the insurance industry’s foremost leaders from a wide range of directors and vice presidents in all facets of the Insurance space.

“It’s exciting and gratifying to see Kelly acknowledged as a success on a national level,” said BKS-Partners Founding Partner, Laura Sherman. “The moment I met Kelly, I knew she was incredibly special. Her strategic execution combined with her ability to lead and grow the team is unparalleled and we are blessed to have her lead the team! Kelly’s contributions as a leader and her passion for vanguard client service have been instrumental in significantly growing our Private Risk Management group.”

Nash has served as BKS-Partners’ Managing Director of Private Risk Management since 2017. In her tenure, the firm has experienced considerable growth in their Private Risk Management division including an85% year over year increase in addition to a 373% spike in operating income and 153% increase in EBITDA through both industry-leading growth, partnerships and acquisitions.

“I am honored to be included alongside so many accomplished leaders within our industry,” said Nash. “I am privileged to work alongside a group of motivated and passionate individuals who are committed to the success of our clients, and an executive team who is supportive of our vision. This acknowledgment is only possible because of the collective drive and unity of our amazing team.”

Nash’s inclusion to the Elite Women list is one of several in recent years for BKS-Partners leadership. Two of the firms founding partners, Laura Sherman and Elizabeth Krystyn, have been spotlighted on multiple occasions by Insurance Business America since 2015. BKS-Partners has a long-established culture of inclusion and a diverse team of leadership. In 2018, the firm ranked #12 Nationally on Fortune Magazine’s Best Places to Work for Women.
To access the full list on 2019 Elite Women in Insurance, click here.

About Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners
Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners (BKS-Partners) is an award-winning entrepreneur-led and inspired insurance brokerage firm delivering expertly crafted Commercial Insurance and Risk Management, Private Insurance and Risk Management, Employee Benefits and Benefit Administration, Asset and Income Protection, and Risk Mitigation strategies to clients wherever their passions and businesses take them throughout the U.S. and abroad. BKS-Partners has award-winning industry expertise, colleagues, competencies, insurers, and most importantly, a highly differentiated culture that our clients consider an invaluable expansion of their business. Learn more about BKS-Partners at www.bks-partners.com.


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