Reshma Dalia Named 40 Under Forty by Emory University

Alliant Leader recognized for significant achievements in business

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliant Insurance Services has announced that Reshma Dalia, Chief Financial Officer of Alliant Specialty, Alliant’s platform for industry verticals, has been selected by Emory University for its 2019 Class of 40 Under Forty. The Emory Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement honors a multitalented and accomplished group of young professionals annually. The awards program spotlights selected alumni across a variety of vocations for having made a significant impact in business, research, leadership, public service, and/or philanthropic endeavors.

As CFO of Alliant Specialty, Dalia is responsible for leading operational, financial, and strategic growth initiatives across 11 industry verticals and more than 1,000 employees. Dalia prides herself on continuously developing the younger generation and being an advocate and champion for women in the insurance industry. Dalia earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Emory University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She has previously been named a Woman to Watch by Business Insurance, a leading national insurance industry publication, and was a Co-Chair on Alliant’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

“In its second year, the 40 Under Forty class is a multifaceted group,” says Laura Weekley, Executive Director of Alumni Engagement at the Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement. “We culled through hundreds of nominees’ files, including journalists, technological innovators, social justice pioneers, and scientists, all to come up with this outstanding group of young professionals.”

The winners will be honored in a special section in the November 2019 edition of Emory Magazine. To see the full slate of awardees, please visit

About Alliant Insurance Services

Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. provides property and casualty, workers’ compensation, employee benefits, underwriting, surety, and financial products and services to clients nationwide, including agriculture, aviation, construction, energy and marine, environmental, financial institutions, healthcare, law firms, public entities, real estate, and tribal nations. More information is available on the company’s website at


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