IMA embraces big data with new chief technology and operating officer

The IMA Financial Group, Inc. hires Robin Heller to create transformative change

DENVER –  The IMA Financial Group, Inc. has hired Robin Heller to lead the organization’s big-data priorities as its chief technology and operating officer. In the newly created role, Heller will oversee strategic technology development for one of the fastest-growing and largest independent insurance brokers in the country. The hire is a part of IMA’s entrepreneurial goal to be a transformative force in the insurance industry. 

“Under Robin’s sterling leadership, IMA will produce customer-centric solutions to respond, anticipate and adapt to major market transitions,” said IMA Financial Group CEO and Chairman Robert Cohen. “Her initiatives will touch every aspect of our business.”

Prior to IMA, Robin was president and CEO of The Leadership Investment, a Colorado nonprofit that helps individuals and organizations accelerate the shift to gender-balanced leadership. Her global corporate career includes leading technology, large-scale integration, business process, customer experience and transformational teams for American Express, First Data and Western Union. 

About The IMA Financial Group
The IMA Financial Group, Inc. (IMA) is a diversified financial services company specializing in risk management, insurance, surety and employee benefits solutions with more than $100 million in revenue.  It employs more than 600 associates at offices in Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, New York and Texas. 

The IMA Financial Group is comprised of IMA, Inc., the 10-largest independently owned retail insurance broker in the U.S.; Signature Select LLC, a retail insurance broker subsidiary providing personal and  business insurance services for small to mid-sized organizations; Towerstone, Inc., a wholesale insurance broker and managing general agency based in Dallas with an office in San Antonio specializing in energy and construction with expertise in a broad spectrum of industries; Eydent, a managing general underwriter specializing on niche solutions; and TrueNorth, Inc., an SEC registered investment advisory firm that provides professional asset management and investment consulting services.  

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