Erika Ahern currently leads every aspect of the Legal and Compliance Department at CNA National Warranty Corporation, a wholly owned and independently managed subsidiary of CNA. Ms. Ahern provides counsel to all business units, including the executive team, marketing, sales operations and risk management. Her solution-oriented counsel is intended to support business opportunities for growth while eliminating legal and regulatory risk. She has created and implemented a robust compliance process to identify and address non-compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Having begun her career as a litigator in Chicago, Ms. Ahern was formerly with Allstate Instance Company for over twelve years and completed her tenure as a member of the property and casualty legal team, where she advised a wide variety of business units regarding many aspects of the property and casualty personal lines insurance business. Ms. Ahern is active in her community, provides a wide variety of support for activities at local elementary and middle school and is involved with For The Love of Kids, a ministry providing mentoring and support for children living in group homes within the foster care system.