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December 12
Chris Chang Dumortier Named a Business Insurance Woman to Watch

Alliant executive recognized for significant achievements in real estate and hospitality

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Chris Chang Dumortier, Executive Vice President with Alliant Insurance Services, has been named one of 2019’s Women to Watch by Business Insurance. An established real estate and hospitality broker, Chang was honored for her vast industry expertise, masterful contract negotiations, and development of risk mitigation strategies in a niche practice.

“Chris’ talent and expertise truly set her apart in the real estate and hospitality sector,” said Peter Arkley, President, Alliant Specialty. “Her ability to perfect the art and nuance of negotiations, combined with her commitment to achieving excellent results for her clients, makes her an innovative broker and a standout leader.”

Chang leads a team of hospitality specialists charged with expanding the Alliant brand across the country. A native of Taiwan, Chang has strong cultural ties throughout Asia and a tremendous influence in the world of hotel franchisees. Chang is a graduate of the National Taiwan University and earned her master’s degree in public policy from The University of California, Los Angeles. She is fluent in Taiwanese, Mandarin, French, and English.

Chang joins a growing contingency of Women to Watch honorees at Alliant that includes Kelley Bernal, Reshma Dalia, Donna Hodges, Diana Kiehl, Brenna Melvin, and Susanne Murray.

Profiles of the 2019 Women to Watch appear in the December edition of Business Insurance. The New York Women to Watch Awards and Leadership Conference takes place Dec. 11-12 at the Grand Hyatt New York.

Business Insurance’s Women to Watch program spotlights women who have demonstrated outstanding work in commercial insurance, reinsurance, risk management, employee benefits, and related fields. Winners are selected by a panel of senior editors at the publication according to various criteria, including recent professional achievements, influence on the marketplace, and contributions in the advancement of women in business.