Rachel Jenkins

Rachel Jenkins


Rachel is one of the premier leading insurance professionals with over ten years of experience in the industry. After graduating from University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of business and launching her career as a management liability underwriter at AIG, she spent several years as a client advisor for the Financial Institution Group at Marsh. Rachel advised on risk management for the world’s largest banks, insurance companies, asset managers & funds. Since joining the Founder Shield as a Senior Account Executive in 2017, she now leads the Customer Success team. Rachel focuses on client advising, improving policy language for venture-backed companies, including financial institutions, healthcare, ecommerce, and SaaS companies, and developing new tech to continue driving innovation in the insurance industry.

Authored articles

November 16 • Risk Management

Insurance Guide for Digital Health Companies

Digital health companies impact society now more than ever before — but new opportunities mean facing unknown risks. Here’s the insurance guide you need to help protect your ehealth business.

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September 1 • GrowthRisk Management

Funding Trends Digital Health Companies Should Know

Digital health companies catapulted to the forefront of the US healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the funding trends keeping the momentum going and what you should know to prep for the future.

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August 29 • Cyber Liability

To Understand Cyber Liability Premiums, Let’s Talk About Hurricanes

Cyber liability insurance premiums are rising, and company leaders struggle to keep up with the increase — but why is this happening? Let’s talk about the “hurricane effect” and what to expect in the future.

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June 13 • Cyber Liability

Ransomware Defense — 5 Tips to Protect Your Business

With cyber attacks on the rise for technology and late-stage companies, it’s up to risk management teams to build fortifying ransomware defense — here’s how.

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