Brenda Shelly (Moderator)

Brenda Shelly (Moderator)


Managing Director, FINPRO


Brenda is a seasoned broker, client advisor and business development professional, with deep brokerage and risk management expertise, currently managing F500, IPO, and M&A clients, including their Claims Management, Directors & Officers Liability and other Financial Lines.



Prior to her current role, Brenda served for five years as Marsh’s D&O Product Leader, Chairman of FINPRO’s Global Advisory Board and its Global Content Leader. Before that, she was FINPRO’s Pacific North Growth Leader, Bay Area Practice Leader, National Technology Leader and National IPO Leader.

She has also served in other roles for Marsh, including Global Head of Client Engagement and Global IMPACT Leader and has been with the firm for 19 years.

Brenda also spent 7 years at Willis Towers Watson, where for three years she was Director, Client Advocacy for North America, and prior to that, Western Region Practice Leader for FINEX.

Her first ten years in the insurance business were spent as an underwriting manager for Chubb and Lloyd’s of London managing general agent, SPMI.



New York University
MIT – Sloan School of Management, Executive Program, Digital Transformation for Organizations



Named in the inaugural designation of Power Brokers by Risk & Insurance Magazine.