Executive leadership at Legal & General America

Sharon Jenkins

Senior Vice President & Chief Underwriter

Heading up both underwriting departments in Maryland, Illinois and New York since November of 2008, Sharon sets the direction for our company’s risk management. She began her career with William Penn in July of 1980 as a life underwriter. Recognized achievement preceded each move in the underwriting hierarchy; she was named senior vice president and chief underwriter for William Penn in 2006.

Her education includes a BA in Business Administration and designations as a Fellow of the Life Management Institute, as an Associate of the Academy of Life Underwriters and as a Chartered Life Underwriter. She is an active member of numerous professional underwriting associations. Committed to underwriting responsively, thoughtfully and skillfully, Sharon recognizes the importance of keeping current with emerging medical practices and innovative underwriting techniques.