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  • 2017 Aon The Capital Power Brokers

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    We are proud to announce that 54 Aon brokers and consultants were named Power Brokers, four who are local to the Aon The Capital team: Lynn Marcin, Deborah Peak and Casey Wigglesworth in the Fine Arts category and Tricia Piccinini in the Transportation category. 

    Power Broker winner and finalist selections are based on nominations provided by brokers and judged based on references given by clients and risk managers. Judging is based on a nominee's creativity in problem solving, industry knowledge and client service.

    "The entire Aon organization works hard to create an innovative culture where colleagues have the tools and resources to empower results for clients," said Lori Goltermann, US Retail CEO. "I congratulate all of our colleagues who were honored."

    To review the complete list of Power Brokers, visit the Risk & Insurance website

  • Stephen Healey to Present at the 2017 Advanced Commercial Lending Institute


    Stephen Healey, Vice President, Account Executive, Aon The Capital, will participate in a property insurance and claim scenario seminar at the 19th Annual Advanced Commercial Lending Institute on Wednesday, April 19th. Georgetown University Law School hosts this program, designed for tenured commercial lending professionals. To register or learn more, click here.

  • Aon The Capital’s Katie Crowe Named RIMS Rising Risk Professional Award

    Join us in congratulating our own Katie Crowe, Account Specialist II, the winner of the Rising Risk Professional (RRP) Award. This award, which celebrates an up-and-coming Potomac RIMS young professional funds the winner’s attendance at the national RIMS conference. By merit of having won this award, Katie has also been nominated for the RIMS Rising Star Award. 

  • Aon The Capital Runs The Marine Corps Marathon

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    Aon The Capital is proud to have put together three teams that ran the 26.2 mile course in relay format last October’s Marine Corps Marathon in support of Safe Kids Worldwide, a subsidiary of Children's National Medical Center. Otis Tolbert, Aon National Rail Practice Leader leads the fundraising efforts through our participation in the marathon, "I am proud to be running in the Marine Corps Marathon again this year with my colleagues across Health & Benefits, Risk and Talent. Every year, more and more colleagues continue to join our team, helping us achieve our $5,000 goal.”

  • 2016 Aon The Capital Empower Results Day

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    Every year, Aon plc commits to a day to come together globally as a firm to serve the communities that we are a part of.  On June 15th, our Aon Capital team spent half a day working on the German American Friendship Garden, a part of the National Mall.  Over 40 colleagues spent time planting, removing weeds to further beautify the garden, 

  • Ted Cadmus Joins Aon The Capital

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    Aon The Capital is happy to announce the addition of Ted Cadmus as the senior vice president and Health & Benefits local practice leader of our office. “We are excited to have a leader of Ted’s caliber join our ranks.” said Michael Griggs, Resident Managing Director.  “Ted is a highly respected and successful health and benefits expert in the greater D.C, Baltimore and Virginia area.  His highly sophisticated approach and deep understanding of the industry will only further build upon the unrivaled servicing and local capabilities that Aon brings to our local clients.”

    Cadmus will lead the strategic growth and operations for the Health and Wellness practice that will enable Aon clients to increase employee engagement and create enhanced efficiency within their wellness programs. “I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with such a strong team, in an office that is growing very quickly. I am committed to expanding upon the success that this office has seen in recent years,” said Cadmus. Prior to joining Aon, Cadmus worked in a variety of leadership roles within the Health and Wellness and Insurance industries, both public and private sectors to include Optum, Wells Fargo, Mercer and others. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Ted is an executive committee member of the Lombardi Institute, as well as a member of the Historic Capitol Hill Restoration Society and Association for Corporate Growth.  Ted is a former board member of SCAN and is prior chairperson of March of Dimes (Heroines of Washington). 

  • Aon The Capital Celebrates the 2016 Aon Power Brokers

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    Aon The Capital celebrates the 56 brokers and consultants who were recognized with the Risk & Insurance® esteemed Power Broker® designation, in addition to 21 professionals who were recognized as finalists.  We are very proud to call six of the awardees and one of the finalists Aon The Capital colleagues.  Diane Jackson and Lynn Marcin were named awardees in the Fine Arts category, Tricia Piccinini and Jeremiah White were named awardees in the Transportation category, Monica Brecka was named an awardee in the Manufacturing category, and Amy Doherty was named an awardee in the Non-Profit category.  Casey Wigglesworth was named a finalist in the Fine Arts category.

    Power Broker winner and finalist selections are based on nominations provided by brokers and judged based on references given by clients and risk managers. Judging is based on a nominee’s creativity in problem solving, industry knowledge and client service.

    “Each year, it is a tremendous honor for Aon’s brokers and consultants to be awarded Risk & Insurance’s Power Broker designation,” said Lori Goltermann, CEO of Aon Risk Solutions U.S. Retail operations.

    “We are thrilled to have 56 colleagues recognized with this prestigious award for their work over the past year. A key differentiator for Aon is our people, and to have our colleagues honored with this award is a testament to Aon’s Client Promise and the caliber of talent that we attract and retain at the firm.” 

  • Aon The Capital – Running for a Cause

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    This fall we have had the fortune of competing in two great races; the Marine Corps Marathon and the SOME Trot for Hunger.  We had 3 relay-style teams compete at the MCM as a part of Team Safe Kids, raising over $7,000.  On Thanksgiving, we competed in the SOME (So Others Might Eat) Turkey Trot, raising $1,000 to help the hungry in Metro DC.  We are proud of the contributions we were able to make and look forward to competing next year.


  • Rose Lang-Poston Wins RIMA Award


    The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today announced Rose Poston-Lang of Aon Risk Solutions has been awarded the 2015 David W. Fries Award for exemplary risk management efforts and practices in the railroad industry. The award was presented at the Railroad Insurance Management Association’s (RIMA) annual meeting recently held in Washington, D.C.

    “I am honored to present this award to Rose Lang-Poston in acknowledgment of her extensive efforts on behalf of the railroad industry and those who work to insure it,” said Dennis W. Harber of Kansas City Southern Railway, Chair of the David W. Fries Award Nominating Committee. “Rose is dedicated and makes superior contributions to the discipline of risk management. She works day in and day out on behalf of her railroad clients and on behalf of the railroad industry in general”

     Lang-Poston has significant experience in freight railroads, commuter and transit companies and rail related risks. She joined Aon’s Rail Practice almost 40 years ago as an Assistant and now serves as the Senior Vice President and Senior Account Executive. Lang-Poston works closely with the client and the carrier to drive optimal results for both parties and is the “go to person” for rails and transits.

     The David W. Fries Award is sponsored by the Railroad Insurance Management Association (RIMA), an association of railroad risk managers that is overseen by a board of elected officers from the railroad community and administered by the AAR. The award was established in honor of the late David W. Fries who served as director of risk management for the Norfolk Southern Railway and was a past president and officer of RIMA. His dedication to the field of risk management and risk issues in the rail industry serves as the foundation for establishing this award.


  • Aon The Capital Resident Sales Director, Carmen Ortiz-McGhee, named as one of Business Insurance Magazine’s 2014 Women to Watch

    Women to Watch is an annual feature spotlighting 25 women who are doing outstanding work in commercial insurance, reinsurance, risk management, employee benefits and related fields. Honorees are selected by a panel of senior editors at Business Insurance magazine who consider various criteria, including recent professional achievements, influence on the marketplace and contributions to the advancement of women in business.   


  • Aon launches the Aon Rail Excess Liability facility, providing coverage for emerging risks arising out of impending legislation

    Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), today announced the launch of Aon Rail Excess Liability facility. The insurance facility was created in response to emerging risks arising out of requirements in the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 and the Federal Railroad Administration rule of 2012 involving Positive Train Control technology.


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