She received her BA in Communications from Stanford University and her MBA with honors in International Management and Finance from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She has completed the Stanford Directors' College, the Stanford Venture Company Directors' College, the Venture Capital Institute, and the Pacific Coast Banking School. Kamm is also the recipient of numerous awards, most recently being named Power Executive by the San Francisco Business Times in 2015 and receiving the White House "Champion of Change" award and commendation from the City of San Jose in 2014 for workforce development.
"We are excited to have someone with Barbara's experience and knowledge on our board," said F. Michael Heffernan III, President and CEO of Heffernan Insurance Brokers. "She is a results-driven leader with experience in multiple leadership roles."
Heffernan looks forward to having an experienced CEO and board member such as Kamm join its Board of Directors.
About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; and St. Louis, MO.
Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003, donating more than 13 percent of profits to charity in 2015.
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