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Karen Sturm Recognized as 2021 Risk & Insurance® Power Broker®

oswaldcompanies February 26, 2021

CLEVELAND – Feb. 26, 2021 – Oswald Companies is proud to announce that Karen Sturm has been recognized as 2021 Risk & Insurance Power Broker® in an annual listing of the most influential commercial insurance brokers by the professional trade magazine.

Karen Sturm is dedicated to guiding high net worth executives and families, who require custom services and tailored personal risk management solutions for their sophisticated needs. Sturm’s proficiency in product and market knowledge allows her to negotiate best-in-class insurance programs on behalf of her affluent clients. She was an honoree in the Private Client category and has more than 30 years of professional experience.

“We extend a special congratulations to Karen for being recognized at a national level for her relentless dedication and service to our clients,” said David C. Jacobs, President and Chief Operating Officer at Oswald Companies. “We are honored that Risk & Insurance has acknowledged her major career accomplishments.”

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About Oswald Companies

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

About Risk & Insurance® Power Broker®

A Risk & Insurance Power Broker® is an individual who stands out among their peers for the exceptional client work they delivered over the past year. While brokers play many key roles in the insurance industry and risk profession, a Power Broker® award recognizes problem solving, customer service and industry knowledge.

The goal is to broadly recognize and promote outstanding risk management and customer service among the brokerage community.

Power Brokers are selected by risk managers based on the strength of the testimonials they provide to a team of 15 Risk & Insurance editors and writers. Learn more at