Mara T. Roberts new president of state dental association’s for-profits

WEST ALLIS, WIS., Feb. 11, 2013 – Mara T. Roberts, CLU, RHU, REBC has been named president of the Wisconsin Dental Association Insurance and Services Corp effective Feb. 1, 2013. 

Roberts is responsible for the WDA’s three for-profit subsidiaries, including WDA Insurance Programs, Professional Insurance Program Services and WDA Professional Services.

She joined WDAIP in 1995 as an account executive. Roberts worked her way up the organization serving as director of marketing and director of sales and marketing, before becoming vice president of insurance programs in 2008.

Roberts has received numerous awards from the insurance industry and has been involved in several civic and professional organizations. She serves as a director of the Society of Financial Service Professionals and volunteers at the WDA and WDA Foundation’s Mission of Mercy charitable dental care clinic.

A Village of Summit resident, she has also been a member of the board of directors for The Women’s Center in Waukesha and Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America.

Roberts holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She also attended the UW-Madison Management Institute’s Strategic Market Planning, Sales Force Compensation and Management program.