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Jessica Jung to be Recognized at the 2022 Smart Women Awards, Progressive Woman Honoree, June 23

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CLEVELAND – June 1, 2022 – Jessica Jung, President of Oswald Companies, has been named a 2022 Smart Women Award honoree in the Progressive Woman category. She will be recognized at the Smart Women Breakfast, June 23, 2022, at the Westin Cleveland Downtown. View the full list of honorees here and watch for the Smart Women Breakfast feature in the June issue of Smart Business Northeast Ohio Magazine.

About Jessica Jung

Jessica Jung is the President of Oswald Companies and is responsible for the oversight of all business units. She previously served as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Property & Casualty Division at Oswald. Prior to joining Oswald, Jung was Vice President and Branch Manager of the Cleveland office for Chubb. She brings over two decades of advanced industry and leadership experience, in addition to her corporate initiatives, including serving as a senior advisor for the Oswald Women’s Leadership Council.

Jung’s leadership also extends to her service in the community. She served as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (Ohio Chapter) from 2015-2019, whose mission is to meaningfully give back to the local community in the areas of health, safety and education. Jung also serves on the Board of Directors for Business Volunteers Unlimited and the Cleveland Zoological Society. She was named the 2014 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society “Woman of The Year,” where she ran a very successful campaign to raise funds to directly support research for a cure. In addition, Jung is a graduate of The Leadership Cleveland Class of 2021 and awarded the designation of Crain’s Cleveland “40 under 40” in 2016.

Learn more and connect with Jung here.

About the Smart Women Breakfast and Awards Program

According to, what started out as the Women in Business conference in 2005, the Smart Women Breakfast addresses issues facing women in the workplace. This morning conference also recognizes the achievements of leading businesswomen, inspiring male advocates and effective women’s programs through the Smart Women Awards program.

The Awards are presented in three distinct categories:

  1. Progressive Woman Award – Recognizes female executives or managers who have risen through the ranks in their career and overcome significant challenges along the way.
  2. Progressive Organization AwardRecognizes organizations that support or promote women based initiatives, develop specific programs that provide opportunities for advancement, or create family-friendly workplaces.
  3. Progressive Entrepreneur Award – Recognizes female entrepreneurs who have either founded or co-founded a for-profit business that has achieved substantial growth within the last two years due to an innovative product or service.

About Oswald Companies

Founded in 1893, Cleveland-based and employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms. As a proud member of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals can service and support the needs of our clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Learn more at