Anella Niewenhous, Burns & Wilcox

Anella Niewenhous, Burns & Wilcox

Associate vice president and regional practice group leader, personal insurance – Atlantic region
Burns & Wilcox
Age:
31

In her current role at Burns & Wilcox, Anella Niewenhous manages product offerings and contract renewals and assists with the training and development of the personal insurance teams across seven office locations. With expertise in coastal personal insurance products, Niewenhous continues to help modify the company’s exclusive products for East Coast exposures. She also works with carrier partners to provide optimal programs for her teams and helps strengthen and build relationships with retail clients.

Passionate about education and helping others succeed, Niewenhous loves guiding underwriters in writing their first account. She also enjoys recruiting and retaining new talent. “Over the past year, I’ve rediscovered the importance of working for a boss who motivates others and encourages associates to act independently,” she says. “The opportunity to use my knowledge and my voice has allowed me to realize I know more than I tend to give myself credit for. This has empowered me in my current role and will help me continue to grow.”