NYU Stern Master of Science in Risk Management Class of 2013 student, Yvette Connor, was named one of the twenty five “Women to Watch” by this year’s Business Insurance magazine. This award recognizes women who are doing outstanding work in commercial insurance, risk and benefits management, and related fields, including consulting and law.
Yvette Connor is managing director of risk management advisory and insurance services at New York-based international consultant Alvarez & Marsal, a position she assumed in November. Before that, Ms. Connor served as managing director-director of client engagement at Marsh Inc. in Denver, a position she held for three years. At Marsh, she led the deployment of Marsh 3D to help clients achieve a more strategic, relevant and valued role within their organizations. Before joining Marsh, Ms. Connor was director of risk management at Vulcan Inc. At Vulcan, she was responsible for developing a new risk management department and systemwide functionality within a diverse, private global company. Ms. Connor was charged with implementing effective systemwide best practices for risk identification, quantification, optimization, and execution to address risk factors throughout the various majority-owned profit and nonprofit affiliates.
Business Insurance’s article can be found here.