Independent reinsurance broker BMS Re has announced the appointment of Jennifer Nodes as managing director, US deputy generally counsel.
This appointment brings Node to BMS Re’s executive team, where she will report to president and CEO Pete Chandler.
Based in Minneapolis, Nodes previously worked as a principal at Jackson Lewis, P.C. While there, she advised employers on a wide variety of issues such as best practice employment policies, employment agreements, performance management and separations, and compliance audits. She also litigated employment claims before administrative agencies and state and federal courts.
Additionally, Nodes is a frequent speaker for business and employer associations, including the Society for Human Resource Management and Independent Community of Bankers in America.
“Having the right talent, sitting in the right seats, is essential to achieving our growth aspirations,” said Chandler. “Jennifer’s knowledge, experience, and work ethic is a great fit for us and the supportive, collaborative culture that is a hallmark of BMS. Her experience within the financial services industry will be a tremendous asset and I welcome her energy, enthusiasm, and thoughtfulness as a key member of our team.”
“Joining BMS Re at a time of immense growth and potential is incredibly exciting,” added Nodes. “Their unrelenting focus on client service and development is a testament to the culture, professionalism, and commitment across all aspects of the business. As managing director, U.S. deputy general counsel, I look forward to channeling my experience and knowledge in advising clients in the financial services industry to further BMS Re’s strategic objectives and supporting their ongoing success.”