Joyce Usher-Mesiano

Vice President, Business Development, Eastern Canada, Westland

Joyce began her insurance career over 30 years ago starting as an underwriter, she then became a broker and went on to become a co-founder and President of National Brokers Insurance Services-which was acquired Westland Insurance last year. An award-winning broker, Joyce credits personal branding with the honour of winning WXN Top 100 Women in Canadain2016 & 2017, International Enterprising Women of the Year in 2013and 3scholarships for executive education to Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Ivey Business School, and Harvard. Further, Joyce feels differentiating oneself by doing good and being involved in your community is of the upmost importance. She has worked with many charities and served as an honorary chair for Conquer Cancer for the last several years. Joyce enjoys being a mentor for young businesswomen-sharing her experiences while learning and embracing the mentees’ core values, personal development, and expectations–and then helping to align and empower their personal brand through many similarities of corporate branding. Today, Joyce is Vice President of Business Development, Eastern Canada at Westland My Group.