Ernest J. Newborn is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of USI Insurance Services LLC, one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the world, delivering property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk and retirement solutions to large risk management clients, middle market companies, smaller firms and individuals.
Mr. Newborn was elected to the USA Funds’ Board in 2000 and served as Chairman of the Board from 2009 to 2014. He currently serves on Strada Education’s Investment and Finance & Audit Committees. He previously served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Acordia, Inc., a formerly Indianapolis based publicly held insurance brokerage administration company. Mr. Newborn has also previously served as Associate Counsel for Indianapolis, Indiana based Anthem, Inc. He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan and his undergraduate degree from Drake University. Until he assumed his current position with USI, Mr. Newborn resided in Indianapolis, Indiana and was active in the Indianapolis not-for-profit community. Mr. Newborn has received numerous awards for his civic and professional achievements. Mr. Newborn currently serves on the board of the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
He resides with his wife, Josie, and their two sons in Ridgefield, Connecticut.