Co-founder & COO

Judy Lane is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of NIW Companies. Her day to day focus is on managing and enhancing the internal operations of the business.   Within this role, Judy has been responsible for the development and preservation of the key lending relationships that have allowed NIW to secure over $4.5 billion in financing.

Judy has been active in the insurance operations and sales market for most of her career. In 1987 she and her partner developed an employee benefits company that marketed insurance and employee benefits to credit union members. In 1992, she and her partner merged their company into The Dominion Companies, a broker-dealer, where she ran the day-to-day operations of the insurance division. Judy’s focus during her tenure at Dominion was to manage and oversee all financial and business planning functions of the insurance division, including budgeting, reporting, monitoring, and enhancement of the technology infrastructure. Judy also maintained and grew major distribution relationships within the broker-dealer, increasing sales revenues exponentially.

Judy began her career by managing and expanding an existing specialty marketing firm, which she eventually bought. She has started several successful companies throughout her career and has enjoyed working in the insurance industry for more than 20 years.