ODN Expands Business Development Team

In January 2020, ODN welcomed Lanaya Nelson to the executive management team to lead the company’s newly formed Customer Engagement and Marketing group.

Lanaya brings nearly a decade of communications and marketing executive experience, most recently at the Lift Factor, an insurance industry-focused firm, and helped to advise the early growth of startup companies as the first Program Director at Upward Hartford.

In her role as Head of Customer Engagement and Marketing, Lanaya will be refining ODN’s external communications strategy and messaging to align with the company’s core values of compassion, ingenuity and craftsmanship.

Lanaya joins ODN at a pivotal point in the growth stage of the promising startup. “She will play a key role in setting the stage for the next era of insurance and risk measurement. She’s helping us all to figure out how to make the roads safer and auto insurance less risk-filled,” said CEO of ODN, Carey Anne Nadeau.

Lanaya is a Connecticut-native and current resident of Hartford. Connect with Lanaya on LinkedIn or by email at lanaya@odnsure.com

Inquiries may be directed to info@odnsure.com.

ODN is a risk technology company, on a mission to create safer roads everywhere by measuring where it is unsafe to drive. Fleets and insurers work with ODN to find drivers at the greatest risk and help them more safely navigate dangerous roads.

About Carly Burnham

Carly Burnham began her insurance career in 2004 as an office assistant at an agency in her hometown of Duluth, MN. She got licensed as a producer while working at that agency and progressed to serve as an office manager. Working in the agency is how she fell in love with the industry. She saw firsthand the good that insurance consumers experienced by having the proper protection. When Carly moved to Des Moines in 2010, she decided to commit to the industry, and she completed her CPCU in one year finishing it in 2012 and attending commencement in New Orleans. She completed her MBA at Iowa State University in 2014. During this time, she and Tony founded a Gen Y Associate Resource Group at Nationwide in Des Moines. After they had both left Nationwide, Tony recruited Carly to co-author and manage InsNerds.com. She has the difficult task of keeping his constant flow of crazy ideas focused and helping to flesh them out into useful articles. Carly enjoys sharing knowledge and ideas about the future of the industry and finds the website a good outlet for this passion. Carly is involved in the the CPCU Society Underwriting Interest Group. She also writes "Next Wave" a monthly column in the "Perspectives" section of Best's Review.

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