Senoir Vice President – Retail & Retail Senior Leader
Mary Raveling brings more than 30 years of insurance industry experience to her role as a member of Senior Leadership—Retail segment for Brown & Brown, Inc. Based in Minneapolis, Mary focuses on strategy and innovation to develop new tools to spur business development and profitable growth. She has worked with many large Fortune 500 corporations and mid-size businesses to plan, design, and implement customized risk management products and services throughout her career.
A broker at heart, Mary loves understanding the complexities of customer issues and finding customized solutions. In addition, having been on both sides of insurance acquisitions, Mary brings first-hand experience to the integration process and appreciates the best each has to offer to make us better together.
Before Brown & Brown acquired Hays Companies in 2018, Mary served as Hays Companies’ national president of property and casualty. As president, she oversaw national property and casualty brokerage teams, coordinated marketing and managed insurer relationships for all offices across Hays Companies. Before joining Hays Companies in 1996, she was the marketing manager for Sedgwick. Mary started her insurance career as a teen in her family’s agency.
Mary holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, serves on several insurer advisory boards and supports several local nonprofit operations. She enjoys gardening, the outdoors and football, and she is a steadfast Minnesota Vikings fan. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband and has four sons and one daughter.