Lisa Gelles serves as Executive Director in the Private Client Group at Howard Insurance. In her role, Lisa sits at the helm of the firm’s family office practice, working closely with each family and their advisors to provide a consolidated approach to complex risk issues. Under her guidance, the team designs and implements sophisticated insurance portfolios. Lisa has extensive risk management and specialized insurance expertise surrounding high value collections and real estate on a national and international basis. Her attention to detail and the discretion with which she operates makes her sought after by families that appreciate privacy.
Lisa brings over 20 years of experience across the insurance industry. She has held leadership positions at two prominent high-net-worth insurance companies. In addition, Lisa holds the Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designation and spent over 6 years as a treaty reinsurance broker. She is a cum laude graduate of Hamilton College, earning a bachelor’s degree in history and English.