WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 5, 2018 – CSAA Insurance Group has named Junna Ro vice president of corporate compliance and employment law. For the past six years, she has led the corporate compliance and ethics function for the company, which offers AAA-branded property casualty insurance in 23 states the District of Columbia.
In addition to maintaining oversight of regulatory compliance and ethics, Ro will now manage the employment law team, which provides strategic business and legal advice to the company on labor, employment, and benefits matters; and handles the company’s custodian of records function.
“Junna is an exceptional lawyer, and ideally suited to oversee our focus on integrity and commitment to ethical business practices,” said Mike Zukerman, executive vice president and general counsel for CSAA Insurance Group. “Her business leadership and legal expertise, as well as the contributions of our entire legal team, bolster our ongoing pursuit of innovative ways to address existing and emerging customer needs.”
Ro joined the company in 2005 as senior counsel, and has served as lead attorney for the employment law team. In 2014, she was selected to join the company’s inaugural cohort of the Women’s Professional Network, which focused on developing leadership skills and creating an environment where diverse voices can be heard.
“Like everyone on our talented legal team, I have a passion for addressing challenging legal issues and helping to improve the customer experience from a legal and compliance perspective,” said Ro. “Helping the company maintain solid business operations that comply with the law and meet the highest ethical standards motivates us to do our best, and I consider it a privilege to work on behalf of AAA Members in support of our mission to be there when they need us.”
Ro serves on the board of the Bay Area Ethics & Compliance Association (BECA), and is co-chair and a founding member of the National Association for Diversity in Compliance (NADC). She also sits on the advisory council for the Asian Pacific Fund, is a member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), and a member and past board director of the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California.
Ro earned her JD from Santa Clara University School of Law, and her BA in Political Science from UCLA. Previously, she served as Corporate Counsel for Symantec Corporation and VERITAS Software.
CSAA Insurance Group
CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, offers automobile, homeowners and other personal lines of insurance to AAA members through AAA clubs in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1914, the company has been rated “A” or better by A.M. Best for 90 years, and is one of the top personal lines property casualty insurance groups in the United States, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. The company has been repeatedly named one of the 50 most community-minded companies in America by Points of Light. Read more at csaa-insurance.aaa.com.