NASHVILLE, Tenn. and NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the appointment of Justin Lash as Vice President of the company's Nashville and New Orleans Branches. In this role, Lash is responsible for leading the Branches to cultivate deeper relationships with producers, accelerate CNA's market presence and continue to shape a portfolio of mutually profitable growth. He reports to Rob Huber, Senior Vice President and Southern Zone Officer.
"Justin's more than 14 years of industry experience, complimented by his leadership, underwriting expertise and producer relationships, make him well suited to lead CNA's Nashville and New Orleans Branches," Huber said. "I am excited for Justin to join our leadership team and continue building on the momentum in the Southern Zone."
Lash joined CNA in 2010, and has held several leadership roles at CNA, including Middle Market Underwriter in Cincinnati, Underwriting Manager in Chicago, Underwriting Director for the Ohio Branch and, most recently, Assistant Vice President and Kentucky Branch Production Leader. Justin began his career at The Hartford.
Lash holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Xavier University.
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