Senior Vice President
Carmen Ortiz-McGhee is Senior Vice President and Head of Sales for Aon in the DC, MD and VA region. In this role she is responsible for driving growth across all product lines throughout the region. Carmen is also a member of Aon’s Diversity & Inclusion Board. In 2014, she was selected as one of Business Insurance Magazine’s Top 25 Women to Watch.
Prior to her current role, Carmen served as Executive Vice President of Sales for Aon Cornerstone Innovative Solutions. Aon Cornerstone was tasked with sourcing and vetting MWDBE firms, building strategic alliances and go-to-market strategies with them to meet the increasing demand by Aon’s clients for subcontracting with those firms. Prior to joining Aon, she was the Vice President of Business & Investment Development for a boutique real estate private equity firm with $1 billion in AUM.
Previously, Carmen was President of The Marathon Club (TMC), an organization established to accelerate relationships among the best and brightest business minds in the U.S. to create enhanced wealth creation and deal flow for ethnically diverse professionals. Carmen led programs both in the US and abroad. Prior to leading TMC, Carmen created value for a number of non-profit organizations. In her various roles at these organizations, Carmen led corporate fundraising strategies; membership recruitment efforts, raising the diversity and number of participants; content development, innovating unique approaches and managing the logistical implementation of the annual meetings, trade shows & conferences.
Carmen currently serves as Chair of the Board of New America Alliance, Inc. and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the National Education Association Foundation. She is also a Co-Chair of Flourish DC. Carmen is licensed in Life & Health and Property & Casualty insurance brokerage and lives in Virginia with her husband and their three children.