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Jodie Kaufman Davis

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Jodie Kaufman Davis

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND PRESIDENT, BURNS & WILCOX CANADA
Jodie Kaufman Davis is Executive Vice President and Board Member at H.W. Kaufman Group. A leader in developing and executing company strategy and management-driven initiatives, Jodie offers direction on best practices and expertise to expand business across the Kaufman network.

Jodie is also the President for Burns & Wilcox Canada, a Kaufman company and sister organization to Burns & Wilcox. She leads operations for all six of the office locations, which has continued to experience consecutive growth under her leadership.

She is the Chief Strategy Officer for Atain Insurance Companies, a Kaufman company, and serves on the Board of Directors where she closely works with leadership to develop growth opportunities.

Jodie is also responsible for RB Jones and is recognized for its business launch. In addition to oversight and management of the team, she is involved in developing its product portfolio as well as partnership and new business efforts.

Passionate about company culture, she is the executive sponsor for Kaufman’s Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Committee, where she helps strategize and implement programming for its 2,000 associates.

In 2020, Jodie was selected as an Insurance Business Global 100 and was a winner of Business Insurance’s Women to Watch Award in 2019.

Outside of the workplace, she is the Diversity & Inclusion Officer of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Motor City Chapter, a Director on the Insurance Supper Club (ISC) Group Global Advisory Board and serves on the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) International Board of Governors.

Prior to joining Kaufman, Jodie worked for law firm Dorsey & Whitney where she advised Canadian and U.S. companies on Mergers & Acquisitions, capital market financing and regulatory issues. Jodie earned a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) and graduated cum laude from Michigan State University and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.