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Oswald’s Cathy Kosin Honored at the Troy Chamber of Commerce 2022 Business Excellence Awards

oswaldcompanies February 24, 2022

MICHIGAN – Feb. 24, 2022 – Cathy Kosin, Senior Vice President, Michigan Market Leader at Oswald Companies, has been awarded the Leadership Award at the Troy Chamber of Commerce 2022 Business Excellence Awards on Thursday, February 24, 2022.

Presented by Matt Paul, Executive Vice President of DTE, the Leadership Award “recognizes individuals who in their life and work personify outstanding qualities and attainments in leadership, the advancement of sound economic practices, and adherence to the highest ethical standards.” “The award showcases leaders who are helping to drive positive company culture,” Paul said.

Encompassing a wide variety of categories, the Business Excellence Awards recognize achievements in every facet of the workplace. Nominations were made by Troy Chamber members, but winners were selected through a voting process that was open to the public. Over 20,000 votes were cast.

The Troy Chamber’s 2022 Business Excellence Award categories include:

  • Leadership Award, award sponsored by DTE
  • Chamber Advocate Award, award sponsored by Horizon Bank
  • Women in Action Award, award sponsored by Trion Solutions
  • Young Professional Award
  • Nonprofit Excellence Award, award sponsored by Hunch Free
  • Innovation Award, award sponsored by Chief Financial Credit Union
  • Marketing Magnet Award
  • Resiliency Award, award sponsored by Cadillac Products, Inc.
  • Customer Service Excellence Award
  • Diversity Champion Award, award sponsored by Beaumont
  • Community Impact Award, award sponsored by Comcast Business
  • Inspiring Tomorrow Award

About Cathy Kosin

As a Senior Vice President and Market Leader, Kosin heads Oswald’s Michigan branch in Bloomfield Hills. She brings over 20 years of strategic risk management experience across a broad range of clientele to her leadership role. Kosin specializes in the large line Risk Management and Middle Market insurance brokerage segments, with a primary focus on casualty and international risks. She is also a senior advisor to the Oswald International Practice and the firm’s Assurex Global partnership.  Assurex Global is a consortium of leading risk management and business insurance agencies and brokerages with nearly 600 partner office locations in more than 80 countries.

Passionate about conscious capitalism, Kosin engages her team in at least one volunteer service opportunity each month and has been recognized as a local thought leader around building company culture. She leads Oswald’s Employee Engagement Committee and serves on the DE&I Strategic Planning Committee. She is also a founding organizer and current advisor to Oswald’s Women’s Leadership Council which has allowed her to play an active role in the managerial advancement of women within the organization.

In addition to her practice, Kosin sits on the advisory board for the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber and is a vice president and founding member of the Exit Planning Institute of Southeastern Michigan. She is a member of the 313 Club (Life Remodeled) Business Advisory Board and is also active with the Detroit Athletic Club where she serves on the Youth Activities Committee.

Watch the full live-stream awards ceremony here.

Learn more about Cathy Kosin and Oswald Companies Michigan.

About the Troy Chamber of Commerce

The Troy Chamber exists to help create long-term economic vibrancy, vitality and stability for Troy’s business community. Representing more than 650 businesses, the Troy Chamber serves as Troy’s primary business information resource. By responding to members’ needs, the Chamber is able to help businesses get connected and stay connected.  Learn more at

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