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About Us

​The New York Chapter of the National African American Insurance Association includes executives, agents, brokers, attorneys, claims & risk professionals, underwriters, and others in insurance-related fields who either work or live in New York.

Founded on July 14, 2004 with a mission of creating a network of insurance professionals within the New York Area to foster career and business opportunities, we strive to promote a collaborative culture in which all voices can be heard.

The National African American Insurance Association New York Chapter (NAAIA-NY) is an organization of talented professionals in New York, connecting the insurance industry to a talented pipeline of diverse business individuals.

Industry Focus

NAAIA-NY is setting the bar for insurance professionals through continuing education learning, networking, community engagement, and a strong network of professionals to mentor and coach others who aspire to optimize their career opportunities. 

The executive leadership team is tasked with assisting individuals in reaching a performance level of their peers and setting the standard for innovative thinkers. The programming is developed to encourage individuals to become influential within their organizations through knowledge as thought leaders and innovators. As we develop our members, we expect a level of engagement that will result in dividends through career advancement and attainment of key positions within the industry.

Are you ready for the challenge? Join today and become an insurance professional seeking to be the change. 


Denise Campbell


Denise Campbell is a Senior Vice President, Client Executive at Marsh. Denise started her professional journey working in the A&R department of Atlantic Records after completing her Bachelors of Arts in Music Technology at NYU. After few years working in the music industry, she wanted to find a more stable industry, motivated by her need for health insurance after a medical scare.


She interviewed with AIG’s multinational department as an administrative assistant and was hired for the job. From there she would become a Business Analyst and then a Sr. Communication Specialist in the same department. In 2015, Denise moved over to the market facing side of the firm as a Business Development Manager. She was promoted again to a Client Director before leaving the firm to join Marsh as a Client Executive in late 2020.

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Raumert Hubert


Raumert is has served as  Medical investigator on Complex Cases with Travelers insurance for the past 11 years, investigating all lines of business to limit exposure and protect company assets.  He is also a certified P.I.P. Arbitrator. Before joining Travelers Insurance in 2010, Raumert worked for 10 years for a diverse range of organizations, including Nassau County Health & Human Services and NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation(Human Resource Administration) focusing on Prescription Drug fraud and Opioid drug diversion.


Raumert has a MA from Columbia University with a concentration in Industrial Organizational Psychology. Raumert is also a member is One Hundred Black Men of NY.  He also serves as a Minister in his local church Tabernacle of Praise Cathedral located in Brooklyn, N.Y. Raumert is passionate about mentorship in the Urban community, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and increasing awareness of the benefits of the insurance industry.

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Candace Johnson


Candace R. Johnson is a partner of Brooks, Berne & Herndon, PLLC and chair of the firm’s diversity committee.  She focuses her practice in the areas of general liability, insurance defense litigation and insurance coverage/bad faith claims; automobile liability, premises liability, product liability and workers’ compensation defense.


Ms. Johnson focuses her free time participating in organizations to encourage and promote diversity within the legal community and in the insurance industry, such as serving as Treasurer for NAAIA NY chapter. She strongly believes that by working together, we can continue to uplift one another in our own communities. 

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Natina Berry


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Natina is currently an Underwriter for Everest Insurance within their Environmental Division. Natina brings over 20 years of experience in underwriting, commercial insurance, and account management as well as a passion to serve the NAAIA community. 
Natina also serves as a committee member for Everest Insurance employee resource group. Outside of her day-to-day responsibilities, Natina enjoys spending time with her family and giving back within her community.

One of her favorite quotes is by Marianne Williamson


“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”

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The value of membership and resources available to you with NAAIA Membership are endless! 

  • The BEST networking opportunity for African American Professionals in the insurance industry!

  • Continuing educational credit opportunities for insurance professionals at national and local conferences.

  • Career development and agency opportunities in support of insurance designations (CPCU, ARM, LUTCF, CLU, AU, ACSR, CIC, RHU).

  • NAAIA encourages youth development via higher education through the NAAIA JL Tillman Scholarship Fund.

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Upcoming Events 

Community Initiatives

Opportunities for involvement in insurance specific community initiatives affecting the African-American community.


CEU/CLE Courses

Continuing educational credit opportunities for insurance professionals at national and local conferences. 

Professional & Personal Development

Exposure to top local and national insurance industry executives,  trade associations, and organizations for up to date expert opinions and analysis. 

Networking Opportunities

The BEST networking opportunity for African American Professionals in the insurance industry! Increase your opportunity for business growth and development.

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