Big "I" Names Federal Government Affairs Counsel
Jennifer Webb will serve as policy expert and Democrat lobbyist.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 22, 2015 — Jennifer Webb has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Capitol Hill team as federal government affairs counsel.
“Jennifer brings a wealth of insurance policy and legal experience to the Big ‘I’ and our small business members will benefit greatly from her institutional knowledge,” says Charles E. Symington, Jr., Big “I” senior vice president for external and government affairs. “The Big ‘I’ is pleased to welcome her to our federal government affairs team.”
Webb joins the association’s bipartisan lobbying team primarily as a liaison to Democrat congressional offices and will assist in formulating federal policy positions.
A native of Leicester, New York, Webb earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and political economy from Tulane University in New Orleans and a law degree from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. She also studied politics and law at the London School of Economics.
Founded in 1896, the Big “I” is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing a network of approximately a quarter of a million agents, brokers and their employees nationally. Its members are businesses that offer customers a choice of policies from a variety of insurance companies. Independent agents and brokers offer all lines of insurance—property, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans and retirement products. Web address: www.independentagent.com.