Strategem LLC

Vision | Strategy | Execution | Value

Vision | Strategy | Execution | Value

Vision | Strategy | Execution | ValueVision | Strategy | Execution | Value



Recognized by Intelligent Insurer in 2018 as one of the most “Influential Women in Re/Insurance,” Strategem LLC founder and CEO Carol Barton has been transforming underperforming businesses into thriving, profitable market leaders for over 25 years. During this time, she coached and developed hundreds of aspiring executives around the world to achieve peak performance, playing an integral role in elevating their effectiveness as leaders. 

Key to her success has been the ability to stay close to the customer, facilitate change, and laser-focus value proposition, services, and product offerings around customers’ evolving needs and expectations. Leveraging these strengths, she has been able to catapult sales, product, and marketing efforts by providing the guidance, insights, and clarification needed to achieve and exceed goals.

As a leadership coach to executives and aspiring leaders, she is known for her ability to ask the challenging questions that open up “aha” moments and new possibilities, and then guides clients through a strategic facilitation process that clarifies their intent, prioritizes challenges, and enables them to identify and execute on viable solutions.  

Prior to launching her own consultancy, Carol held progressive leadership roles in the insurance industry, where she was repeatedly successful in challenging the status quo and building high-performance, market-leading organizations, delivering notable impact and award-winning solutions while at leading global insurers.

Recognized as an industry thought leader and inspirational speaker, she has been sought out for speaking engagements worldwide, both externally and internally, on a wide range of topics ranging from emerging risk assessment, sales strategies, and career development. In 2018, she presented the Opening Keynote for the Claims Executives Conference in Florida as well as the Closing Keynote for the Women’s Insurance Business Forum in New York City. 

Driving her own performance to new levels, Carol completed the Associateship at the Insurance Institute of Canada and the coveted AICPCU Advanced Leadership Education Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She additionally completed the Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching certification to provide a disciplined and proven process for leaders to use for effective behavior change and continued upward success.