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Alumna and Faculty Member Henderson Recognized in Top 50 Women Leaders

Faculty Member and Alumna Laura Henderson [MBA '16] honored in Women We Admire's Top 50 Women Leaders of Massachusetts 2022.

Cambridge College faculty member and alumna Laura Henderson [MBA '16] was recognized in the Top 50 Women Leaders of Massachusetts 2022. Created by the organization Women We Admire, the list honors awardees who are "key to the success and progress of their organizations." 

Laura Henderson serves as the VP of Insurance Portfolio Management for SIAA, Inc. Henderson joined SIAA in 2015. Established in 1995, SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) has evolved into the largest alliance of independent insurance agencies in the country.

With a robust background in insurance, Henderson is responsible for profitability standards throughout the SIAA marketplace. She works in concert with strategic partner carriers to monitor results and identify trends to improve profitability. Henderson brings a wide array of industry experience to her position including her deep understanding of risk management, analytics, strategic operations, and profitability metrics.

In her spare time, Henderson is a part-time adjunct professor at Cambridge College, Boston, MA where she teaches HR management, strategic organization, and other business management courses. She is the current and past Co-Director of the Essex/Middlesex Chapter of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women (MAIW). She was named the 2021“Member of Year” - recognized for her tireless leadership, dedication, and mentorship.

Henderson earned her undergraduate degree in business management in 2014, and her MBA from Cambridge College in 2016 where she proudly serves on the alumni council. She recently completed the Yale Women’s Executive Leadership Program and earned her CPIA designation from the American Insurance Marketing and Sales Society.

According to Women We Admire, "This year's awardees are leading in some of Massachusetts' top industries including biotechnology, maritime trade, engineering, information technology, finance, health care, and higher education. The diligence and commitment of these individuals is exemplified in their every commitment and does not go unnoticed. Their efforts have an immediate impact on the individuals and organizations they serve." 

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