Join AICP President Bri Dahl and Vice President Karen Pollitt as they discuss how they have benefited personally and professionally as members of AICP. They dive deep into their 10+ years of involvement with AICP as active members as well as leaders. Listen as they reflect on why they joined, how networking is so important in this industry, and how they have had to adapt during the pandemic.
Featuring: Bri Dahl, Compliance Analyst, NAMIC
Karen Pollitt, Assistant Vice President, Product Development Accident & Health Division, Axis Capital
Bri Dahl is a native Washingtonian with strong family roots in the region. She graduated from the same high school as her dad and grandpa. Her kids even go to the same schools now! Her insurance career began in 1999 with Mutual of Enumclaw. She spent 13 of her 21 years with the company in a compliance related role. Bri is currently part of the compliance team with the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC). Her involvement with AICP began in 2007. Bri has served the Northwest Chapter as secretary, vice president, president, past president and regional director. She has served the national organization in several committee roles and as a long serving member of the Board of Directors. Bri is also the President and Director of Rainier Volleyball Club, a non-profit youth sports program in her area. In her spare time, Bri enjoys travel with her family and friends, hiking and any extra time she can get with her kids.
Karen Pollitt is a seasoned insurance compliance and product professional. She is currently Director, Product Development at AXIS Insurance Company, in the accident and health division.
Karen’s experience includes insurance regulatory affairs, managing state filings & statutory reporting, product development and contract drafting, advertising review, legislative/regulatory review and research and complaint handling. Her career began with the John Hancock Companies as a NASD Registered Representative, then with Combined International Insurance as a Group Contract Analyst. She was the Lead Compliance Analyst at Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company for 17 ½ years before becoming a Senior Contract & Compliance Consultant for 5 years working with Coulter & Associates, Inc.
Karen has served the AICP in numerous capacities including:
- National Executive Committee and Board of Directors:
Vice President 9/2019 – 10/2021
Regional Director – 9/2017 to 9/2019
Chapter Relations Chair – 9/2018 to 9/2019
Secretary 9/2013 – 9/2015
- Regional Chapter Board
Mid-Atlantic Chapter Past-President: 2009 – 2010
Mid-Atlantic Chapter President: 2008 – 2009
Mid-Atlantic Chapter Secretary: 2007-2008
Mid-Atlantic Chapter Sponsorship Chair 2017 to 2019
- National Committee Work: Marketing; Membership; Government Relations; Canadian Initiative
Karen has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Thomas Jefferson University. She has earned the compliance designations of Associate, Insurance Regulatory Compliance, Associate Compliance Professional and Certified Compliance Professional