NEW YORK, July 19, 2022 - LaShonda Oglesbee, Vice President, Global Head of Strategic Enablement & Change at Assurant, was named as one of Savoy Magazine’s 2022 Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America. The ranking showcases an elite representation of African-American individuals who have been recognized for their executive and business leadership in national and global-leading corporations.

With more than 19 years of strategic consulting experience, Oglesbee leads Assurant’s global change management function supporting significant transformation initiatives and employee engagement efforts. In this role, she is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to drive employee engagement, leveraging insights from the voices of over 15,000 employees and an extensive network of global Engagement Champion Teams to enhance the employee experience.

“This recognition is a reflection of the impact LaShonda has made at Assurant in driving the successful transformation of the company and serving as a strong advocate for our communities and employees,” said Francesca Luthi, Chief Administrative Officer, Assurant. "We’re so proud of LaShonda for this well-deserved honor and celebrate with her."

Oglesbee serves on the Board of Directors of the Nicholas House homeless shelter and is former president of the Buckhead Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America. She is also an alumna of the Atlanta Women’s Foundation: Inspire Atlanta Program and was selected as Mentor of the Year by Pathbuilders. 


About Assurant

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global business services company that supports, protects and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and to deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products and other specialty products.

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