Jennifer Guidry
Jennifer Guidry
Divisional Vice President - Business Development and Marketing
Great American Insurance Company

Jennifer Guidry is the Division Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Great American Insurance Group’s Alternative Markets Division where she leads the strategy and execution for the sourcing, due diligence, and onboarding of new program business for the division.


Ms. Guidry has held numerous leadership roles of increasing P&L and organizational responsibility throughout the past 20 years. Prior to coming to Great American Insurance Group she spent 15 years at The Hartford Insurance Group in Hartford, CT. During her tenure at The Hartford, her leadership roles consisted of managing group and agency captives for The Hartford’s Alternative Markets Division, Head of the Book Consolidations underwriting organization, and Program Management of Wrap Ups (OCIP/CCIPS), loss sensitive and guaranteed cost construction programs. In addition, her leadership experience extends to the Small Commercial segment where she lead various underwriting and sales teams. In her most recent role prior to coming to Great American, Guidry was the Head of the Construction Practice for Small Commercial where she lead the P&L, strategy and product design across all lines of business.


Ms. Guidry earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana College, Executive MBA from the University of Hartford and holds a Certificate in Transformational Leadership from the University of Denver. She was named one of Insurance Business America’s “Elite Women” of 2021. Her professional designations include Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS). In her spare time she serves as a board member for Habitat for Humanity North Central Connecticut.