Sharon Emek, Founder, chairman and CEO, Work At Home Vintage Experts
Founder, chairman and CEO
Work At Home Vintage Experts
With decades of industry experience, Sharon Emek understands firsthand the challenges employers and older insurance professionals are facing today. Before founding Work At Home Vintage Experts [WAHVE], Emek spent 13 years as a partner at CBS Coverage Group, where she managed the New York City office and provided business insurance and risk management for a large client base. Prior to joining CBS, she was president, founder and CEO of The Emek Group, an insurance agency she formed in 1988.
In 2007, Emek became the first woman to receive the Sidney O. Smith Government Affairs Award from the IIABA. In 2014, she was the first woman to receive the 1882 Fellow Award, the highest honor presented by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York. A regular member of IBA’s Elite Women list since 2014, she also received the 2016 SmartCEO Brava Award, which recognizes top female CEOs, as well as the Vistage Leadership Legacy Award. Emek has testified before the New York State Assembly Insurance Committee, the US House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, and is frequently sought out by the media as an expert on insurance, management and business issues.
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