Corporate Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Burns & Wilcox Canada
Jodie Kaufman Davis is Corporate Senior Vice President and Board Member of H.W. Kaufman Group and Managing Director of Burns & Wilcox Canada. A leader in the development and execution of the company’s strategy and management-driven initiatives, Jodie offers direction on cross-company best practices and expertise to expand business and products across the Kaufman network organically and through acquisition activity. She leads operations for all six of the Burns & Wilcox Canada office locations, which has continued to experience consecutive growth under her leadership.
She also offers her support as the executive sponsor for the network’s Employee Engagement Committee and holds an operational leadership role with RB Jones, a Kaufman company.
As the Canada Chair for Insurance Supper Club – an organization supporting the inclusion of women in the industry – Jodie organizes events for emerging women by providing opportunities to network with female executives and learn skills to advance their careers.
She also serves on the Board of Directors for Young Presidents Organization’s Toronto Chapter and Atain Insurance Companies, a Kaufman company. In 2020, Jodie was selected as an Insurance Business Global 100, which highlights leaders making a difference in today’s market, and she was recognized as a winner of Business Insurance’s Women to Watch Award in 2019.
Prior to joining Kaufman, Jodie spent several years at the international law firm Dorsey & Whitney where she advised Canadian and U.S. companies on mergers and acquisitions, capital market financing and complex regulatory issues.
She holds a Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario license and is licensed across all Canadian provinces. Jodie earned a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) from Michigan State University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.