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Header for Website.png    January 14 -15, 2020     l     New Orleans Marriott     l     555 Canal Street

Meet Your Speaker

Clarissa A. Preston ,CIC, MBA 

State Relations Executive 


As a State Relations Executive for the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), Clarissa is responsible for NCCI’s regulatory and legislative affairs in Arizona, Kansas and Kentucky.  Her responsibilities include rate/loss cost filings, legislative pricings, rules and form filings, appeals mechanisms, and residual market issues.  She also participates in industry-wide educational resources and compliance activities for the agent/broker community, state and national agencies, in support of regulatory and legislative processes.

Clarissa is a member of the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) and serves as Chairperson of her local Louisiana Chapter (NAAIA SELA) and is also a former National Board Member of NAAIA.

Prior to joining NCCI, Clarissa was a governmental relations advisor for Adams and Reese, LLP in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She has also served in leading roles with the Louisiana Department of Insurance—alternately filling the role of Deputy Commissioner of Insurance for the Office of Consumer Advocacy as well as the Office of Property and Casualty. Preston has also worked as an insurance company multi-lined producer. She is an American Bar Association-approved certified paralegal and a commissioned civil law notary public.

Clarissa is a New Orleans native and mother to her toddler son, Cameron.  She holds a B.A. in Sociology from Louisiana State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She is designated as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).


Featured Breakout
Are You Plugged In? Engaging Multicultural Networks  

Networking, the power tool we use daily. As the saying goes it'' not what you know, but who you know. During this session, you will get to know a few key multicultural industry groups and the value they can bring to your agency. Featured in this session are leaders from the Chinese American Insurance Association, the National African American Insurance Association and the Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies. 

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fax: 703.683.7556

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