Leigh Ann Pusey

Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Eli Lilly & Company

Leigh Ann Pusey is the senior vice president of Corporate Affairs and Communications for Eli Lilly and Company.

Leigh Ann joined Lilly in June 2017. Prior to joining Lilly, Leigh Ann was president and chief executive officer of the American Insurance Association (AIA) from 2009 to June 2017. Prior to that, she served in several AIA leadership positions, including chief operating officer and senior vice president for government affairs. From 1997 to 2000, she served as that company’s senior vice president of public affairs.

From 1995 to 1997, Leigh Ann served as director of communications for the Office of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and from 1993 to 1994, she was the deputy director of communications for the Republican National Committee. From 1990 to 1992, she served as special assistant and then deputy assistant to the president for the White House Office of Public Liaison.

Leigh Ann earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Samford University in 1984.

Leigh Ann served on the board of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, is on the board of The George Washington Graduate School of Political Management, and was a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100.