Leadership Interview Series

The Leadership Interview Series (formerly Emerging Leaders), hosted by CCA past president, Michael Clark, provides actuaries with leadership skill development through thoughtful and engaging interviews. These discussions feature actuarial leaders sharing personal experiences and practical advice that have shaped them into the people they are today. Tune into these interviews live or recorded to gain new insights that will help you as you look to develop or refine your leadership skills and become a more successful professional.

 

Featured Interviews

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In case you missed it, watch the full recording of the Celebrating Women in Actuarial Leadership panel discussion.

Alejandro Ortega

In this four-part video series, Alejandro Ortega – President of the Organization of Latino Actuaries and one of the founding members of the organization discusses the organization, its goals and services, leadership, and diversity.

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Alejandro Ortega

Part 1

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Alejandro Ortega

Part 2

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Alejandro Ortega

Part 3

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Alejandro Ortega

Part 4

SAGAA

Featuring Jake Akstins and Matt Gentile, Co-Founders of the Sexuality and Gender Alliance of Actuaries (SAGAA), this three-part interview discusses SAGAA's purpose to facilitate connections between LGBTQ+ actuaries and allies to engage in community-wide dialogue about LGBTQ+ issues, as well as the importance of inclusive leadership.

Leadership Development Interview Series - SAGAA

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Leadership Development Interview Series - SAGAA

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Leadership Development Interview Series - SAGAA

Part 3

Tonya Manning

In this five-part video series, Tonya Manning, Tonya B. Manning, FCA, MAAA, FSA, EA, US Wealth Practice Leader & Chief Actuary, Buck, discusses her greatest achievements, the importance of volunteering, leadership challenges, gender issues, dealing with conflicting viewpoints, how to become successful leader in your organization, and her role models.

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tonya Manning

Part 1

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tonya Manning

Part 2

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tonya Manning

Part 3

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tonya Manning

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Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tonya Manning

Part 5

Rob Bacher

In this four-part video series, Rob Bacher talks about his various credentials, including FCA, FSA, FCIA, EA, MAAA, CFA, Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt, and how they helped him as an Actuary, the non-traditional roles he has held, the challenges he has had to overcome during his career, the pros and cons of working on the consulting versus client side, and how can actuaries set themselves apart from data analysts

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Rob Bacher

Part 1

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Rob Bacher

Part 2

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Rob Bacher

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Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Rob Bacher

Part 4

John Lowell

In this five-part video series, John Lowell FCA, MAAA, ASA, EA, Partner, October Three Consulting LLC, discusses his unique path to becoming an actuary, taking on new challenges, preparing for leadership challenges and developing others, and his unique hobbies.

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with John Lowell

Part 1

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with John Lowell

Part 2

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with John Lowell

Part 3

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with John Lowell

Part 4

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with John Lowell

Part 5

Sara Teppema

In this four-part video series, Sara Teppma, President of Alta Advisers and Chair of the Joint SOA/CAS Committee on Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion discusses how she got involved in the joint committee, the goals of the committee, and what initiatives are on the horizon and how you can support the initiatives of the JCDEI.

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Sara Teppema

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Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Sara Teppema

Part 2

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Sara Teppema

Part 3

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Sara Teppema

Part 4

Maria Sarli and Ellen Kleinstuber

In this five-part video series, CCA President Maria Sarli, FCA, MAAA, FSA, EA and President-Elect Ellen Kleinstuber, FCA, MAAA, FSA, EA, FSPA discuss their perspectives about the value of volunteering, role models who influenced their career paths, and their perspectives on leadership.

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Maria Sarli and Ellen Kleinstuber

Part 1

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Maria Sarli and Ellen Kleinstuber

Part 2

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Maria Sarli and Ellen Kleinstuber

Part 3

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Maria Sarli and Ellen Kleinstuber

Part 4

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Maria Sarli and Ellen Kleinstuber

Part 5

Tom Terry

In this four-part series,Tom Terry CEO of The Terry Group talks about the Evolution of his career, the actuarial profession, volunteering, successful leaders, and what advice he has for actuaries that are looking to become successful leaders within their organizations.

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tom Terry

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Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tom Terry

Part 2

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tom Terry

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Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Tom Terry

Part 4

Gloria Asare

In this four-part series, Gloria Asare, Toronto Affiliate Leader of the International Association of Black Actuaries and Head of Pricing for Canada at AXA XL, talks about IABA, its services, mission, and successes, and her thoughts on leadership. 

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Gloria Asare

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Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Gloria Asare

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Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Gloria Asare

Part 3

Emerging Leaders Interview Series with Gloria Asare

Part 4

Celebrating Women in Actuarial Leadership

In celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day the CCA Women in Consulting community hosted a Leadership Interview Series discussion with the five women presidents of the U.S. actuarial associations. This is history in the making as it is the first time all five associations have had women presidents at once.

We gathered to not only celebrate but to also learn from these women - to understand their journeys and pathways toward leadership, and to understand what inspired them. You're invited to watch this inspiring, heartfelt and genuine interview to hear more about their triumphs, challenges and motivations.

Celebrating Women in Actuarial Leadership

Part 1

Celebrating Women in Actuarial Leadership

Part 2

Celebrating Women in Actuarial Leadership

Part 3

Dominic Lee

Dominic Lee, ACAS, Senior Actuary and Senior Solutions Advisor, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions at SAS is the self-proclaimed Maverick Actuary. He is a public speaker, content creator, and helps quant professionals increase impact and value using media and visual storytelling. Check out his TED-style talk about actuarial science.

Leadership Development Interview Series with Dominic Lee

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Leadership Development Interview Series with Dominic Lee

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Mallika Bender

Mallika Bender, FCAS, MAAA, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Staff Actuary at the Casualty Actuarial Society, helps build awareness of and educate stakeholders on DE&I topics, develop strategies and mobilize volunteers and partners to increase the diversity and maintain and strengthen relationships with key DE&I partners.

 

Leadership Development Interview with Mallika Bender

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Leadership Development Interview with Mallika Bender

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Leadership Development Interview with Mallika Bender

Part 3