Raven James, PHR Named Director of Diversity & Inclusion; Joins Executive Leadership Team

September 22, 2020

Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC (“Beecher Carlson”), a specialized large account insurance broker, announces that Raven James has been promoted to Director of Diversity & Inclusion. In this newly created role, James will lead the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) council in setting D&I strategies for Beecher Carlson. She will join the company’s executive leadership team and report to Beecher Carlson’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Siech. She will also be responsible for aligning D&I goals and strategies with Beecher Carlson’s parent company, Brown & Brown, and their Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Task Force’s initiatives. James will continue leading the team resources department for Beecher Carlson as Vice President of Team Resources.

“We are committed to creating an environment that embraces the unique talents and varied backgrounds of our teammates. Strong teams thrive on diversity of thoughts, capabilities, and cultures,” commented Siech. “Raven has proven herself as a highly valued business partner that has a passion for our mission and vision. She is absolutely the right person to drive our D&I initiatives.”

“I’m extremely excited about this opportunity,” commented James. “Our company is a meritocracy. It always has been and always will be. The D&I efforts supplement what we already stand for. Weaving and enhancing those strategies into our culture will continue to make Beecher Carlson a dynamic and exciting workplace.”

Prior to joining Beecher Carlson, James worked with Liberty Mutual and DHL Supply Chain, establishing innovative initiatives within the workplace to engage teammates and create a competitive edge.

James holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Argosy University and is a member of the Society for Human Resources – Atlanta (SHRM).