Laura Ann Howell
Reliance Partners
COO

Laura Ann (LA) joined the fast-growing team at Reliance in 2015 as Vice President of Operations, managing HR and Finance. Over the years, her role has expanded with the agency’s explosive growth. As COO of Reliance Partners, LA works cross-departmentally, driving the agency toward its mission/vision to be the leader in the transportation and logistics insurance industry and a top workplace  in the country. Prior to joining Reliance Partners, L.A. served as Vice President of Risk Management for Thompson Appalachian Hardwoods where she founded a trucking company and freight brokerage.