VP and Chief Marketing Officer, Employee Benefits
The Hartford Financial Services Co.
Laura Marzi is responsible for all external marketing, brand positioning, campaign management and internal communications supporting Group Benefits at The Hartford. Laura’s teams provide specialized marketing consultation to drive premium growth in core life and disability, as well as voluntary, absence management and value-added services for employer groups from 50 to 10,000+. Prior to her role at The Hartford, Laura was responsible for wealth management marketing and communications at The Phoenix Companies, including targeted strategies to reach the high-net-worth demographic. Laura has also held strategic positions in government relations and communications supporting United Technologies and MassMutual. She began her career in environmental advocacy, serving The League of Conservation Voters in Washington, DC as a grassroots public policy communicator and speech writer for the Clinton/Gore primary campaign team. Laura earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Journalism from The University of New Hampshire and a Master of Arts degree in Communications from The University of Hartford. She currently serves on the board of Hartford Promise, a non-profit focused on providing college scholarships to academically-motivated students from Hartford, Conn.