CEO, PRESIDENT, BURNHAM BENEFITS
WHY: Joined Burnham Benefits Insurance Services in 1990s. Bought most of firm in 1995. Past Business Journal Women in Business honoree. Now third-largest insurance brokerage in OC last year following buy of Tustin’s Wood, Gutmann & Bogart.
IN THE NEWS: Burnham often ranks high on Business Journal’s Best Places to Work list, including placing No. 7 among larger companies in 2022.
QUOTABLE: Claims for mental health have skyrocketed during pandemic. “It’s so sad,” she said. “We have a compassion for mental health. It’s an area that we can all concentrate on.”