President & Chief Operating Officer
As President and Chief Operating Officer, Janet leads all Freeman business operations across the globe. With expertise in global sales, digital transformation, process improvement, and worldwide client management, Janet has the background and the vision to guide Freeman into a new future. No matter which hat she’s wearing, Janet focuses on developing opportunities for Freeman, its clients, and its people.
Janet is a dynamic and empathetic leader who has succeeded by putting people first in the process of transformational leadership. She encourages her teams to embrace change through constant communication, continuous learning, pragmatic thinking, tenacity, and by cultivating and inspiring her teams to redefine live events.
Janet joined Freeman in 2018 as EVP and first-ever Chief Growth Officer. Her dual-role leadership made a tremendous impact on strategy and performance. Her efforts to refine business processes, streamline systems, and adapt go-to-market strategies for a digital-first world positioned the company for growth.
Before Freeman, Janet served as CEO of Marsh ClearSight, a global leader in risk, safety, and claims management software. Prior to leading Marsh Clearsight, Janet served as Marsh’s COO of Global Sales, where she was responsible for driving organic growth. During her tenure as Marsh Global Sales COO, the company’s annual new sales topped more than $1.2 billion and global new business doubled.
Janet has been recognized as a Woman to Watch by Business Insurance magazine and has received several awards for product technology innovation. She is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she earned a business degree in finance, investment, and banking.