Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Community Engagement, Assurant, Inc.
Executive Director, Assurant Foundation
Shawn M. Kahle, APR serves as Leader of Corporate Social Responsibility strategy and programs for Assurant, Inc. and the Executive Director for Assurant Foundation. She is responsible for all charitable grants, matching gifts, disaster relief, United Way and community engagement programs in primary company locations worldwide. Focus areas for the Assurant Foundation include: Housing; Financial Understanding; Connecting in Communities.
Previously in her career, Shawn served as: Vice President, Communication for Assurant, Inc.; Managing Director at Arment Dietrich; Vice President Communication, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.; President and CEO of the New Detroit Science Center; Vice President, Communication and Community Affairs at Kmart Corporation; as well as on the faculty at Wayne State University (Detroit) and Loyola University (Chicago) in their Communication departments. Currently, Shawn lives and works from Charleston, South Carolina where she and her husband Robert Kahle actively support charitable programs focused on housing and food insecurity, especially among young people.
Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a global provider of risk management solutions, protecting where consumers live and the goods they buy. A Fortune 500 company, Assurant focuses on the housing and lifestyle markets, and is among the market leaders in mobile device protection and related services; extended service contracts; vehicle protection; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance; lender-placed homeowners insurance; and mortgage valuation and field services. With approximately $32 billion in assets as of December 31, 2017 and $6 billion in 2017 revenue, Assurant operates in 16 countries, while its Assurant Foundation works to support and improve communities. Learn more at Assurant.com or on Twitter @AssurantNews.