CopperPoint General Counsel Awarded Top Honor in Arizona C-Suite Awards

PHOENIX, Arizona – CopperPoint Insurance Companies announced Sara Begley, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, was named General Counsel of the Year in the C-Suite Awards, sponsored by the Phoenix Business Journal. Recipients were honored at an awards luncheon held Thursday, Nov. 1 at The Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona.

“Sara’s leadership has been instrumental in supporting CopperPoint’s vision to be a top-tier regional commercial insurance company, and the preferred partner for business owners, agents and brokers in the communities we serve,” said Marc Schmittlein, President & CEO of CopperPoint Insurance Companies. “Sara is not only being recognized for her leadership and expertise in helping CopperPoint realize its growth strategy, she is also being honored for the many ways she gives back to our local community. Sara is a beacon of professionalism and integrity, and on behalf of all CopperPoint employees, we congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition.”

The Phoenix Business Journal presents the C-Suite Awards to honor C-level executives for the leadership, business and civic contributions they have made to their organizations and to the Phoenix community.

About CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Founded in 1925, CopperPoint Insurance Companies are dedicated to protecting and empowering conscientious business owners. Our vision is to be a top-tier regional commercial insurance company and the preferred partner for business owners, agents and brokers in every community we serve.

CopperPoint is a multi-line commercial insurance company, offering an expanded line of products to ensure peace of mind to business owners, their employees and customers, building on our 90-year history as a leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance. As a mutual insurance company with $4 billion in assets, a policyholder surplus of nearly $1.5 billion and no debt, CopperPoint embodies stability and sustainability for over 13,000 policyholders generating approximately $400 million in revenue.

Headquartered at CopperPoint Tower in Phoenix, Arizona, with offices in Westlake Village, California, our team of talented professionals embrace Corporate Responsibility through active engagement in the communities we serve. The companies that comprise the CopperPoint Family of Insurance Companies are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best. For more information, visit


Jennifer Johnston