Kamilah Williams-Kemp, NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL
Vice president, new business department
Kamilah Williams-Kemp has more than 20 years of experience spanning multiple dimensions of the insurance and financial services industry and currently serves as vice president of the new business department of Northwestern Mutual. Since joining Northwestern Mutual in 1999, Williams-Kemp has held various leadership roles and was appointed an executive officer in 2015. She has been recognized as an influential business leader in Black Enterprise and Savoy magazines, is a member of Northwestern Mutual’s global executive leadership council, and also serves as a mentor.
Outside of Northwestern Mutual, Williams-Kemp sits on the board of the African American Leadership Alliance of Milwaukee and the local board for Rocketship, a national network of nonprofit charter schools focused on eliminating the achievement gap in elementary schools in underserved neighborhoods.
“I’m honored to be recognized in Insurance Business America’s Hot 100,” she says. “Northwestern Mutual’s success hinges on bringing out the best in our people, and I’m committed to ensuring that outcome for the teams I lead and the clients we serve.”