Leadership

Leslie Nylund

Leslie Nylund

Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Nylund oversees the daily operations of the firm. She is a 25-year industry veteran with broad insurance, reinsurance, and financial services expertise accompanying her deep leadership experience gained at the insurance industry’s most prominent international firms and high-growth insurance startups. Ms. Nylund is recognized in the industry for her ability to devise and lead strategies and initiatives that accelerate growth, building new vertical markets, and developing and nurturing high-performing teams.

Prior to Mark Edward Partners, Ms. Nylund was the Chief Operating Officer of Innovative Coverage Concepts, a national wholesale insurance broker and managing general agency, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Sterling & Sterling, a leading independent insurance broker, Chief Executive Officer of Assura Group of New York, a private unemployment insurance provider, Chief Placement Officer and National Partner of Willis North America, Managing Director at Marsh-Guy Carpenter, and Managing Director at Marsh.

Ms. Nylund is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Risk Management with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Charter Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. She is the recipient numerous industry awards, including the Business Insurance Leading 100 Women Award, and Crain’s New York Business 40 under 40 award.

Leslie Nylund - Mark Edward Partners
Leslie Nylund