president resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

A forward-thinking, highly-effective senior executive and business leader with over twenty years of insurance industry experience in actuarial, risk management, financial reporting, operations, compliance and executive leadership roles. Extensive experience with long term care and disability products, with exposure to supplemental health, life and annuity products. Proven ability to create and execute business strategies, build organizations, effectively manage change, cultivate partnerships, motivate people to achieve objectives, and improve the performance and profitability of business operations.

Work History
02/2019 to Current
President Panhandle State University Goodwell, OK,
  • Independent Consultant specializing in mergers and acquisitions, business transitions and integrations, change management, strategic planning, and operations, compliance, risk management and actuarial support
12/2015 to 02/2019
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director Archcare Queens, NY,
  • Responsible for leading a multi-line insurance company providing long term care, life, annuity, disability and supplemental health coverage to individuals and groups
  • Significant experience as the senior business leader with ultimate responsibility for the operating results of the company
  • Primary responsibilities included:
  • P&L leadership
03/2000 to 03/2007
Executive Vice President and COO Conseco Services LLC City, STATE,
  • Developed import and distribution strategy and managed all related contracts and relationships to increase profit margin by [Number]%.
  • Aligned organizational objectives with company mission, increasing revenue, profit and business growth by collaboratively developing integrated strategies.
  • Generated $[Number] in sales across all divisions with $[Number] in [Industry].
  • Set sound employee health policies in place and worked with HR department to maintain healthy work environment for employees.
  • Participated in high-level hiring decisions for key leadership positions, conducted senior hire interviews and nominated new board members.
  • Managed full P&L for sales, marketing and internal operations to oversee financial standing of company and solidify market position.
  • Oversaw all sales, marketing and distribution operations across [Number] accounts.
  • Assembled team of vice president-level leaders to grow business and develop group.
  • Surpassed expectations by achieving unprecedented growth in first year of operation by effectively building high performing teams and using analytics to measure achievable results.
  • Partnered with Wellcentive strategic solutions team to achieve largest commercial growth in company history.
05/1995 to 03/2000
Vice President American United Life Insurance Company City, STATE,
  • Reduced costs by overhauling and streamlining contract bidding and procurement processes to assure best prices for materials and services.
  • Mitigated financial discrepancies by efficiently managing budget and payroll operations.
  • Increased efficiency by analyzing data and maximizing opportunities for improved productivity across several areas.
  • Increased company growth through effective collaboration with sales and marketing departments.
  • Supervised daily operations of multi-million dollar [Type] operation.
  • Identified opportunities to improve business process flows and overall departmental productivity.
  • Attended tradeshows and client meetings, promoting company brand and building rapport with prospects and partners.
  • Employed optimal safety practices to reduce work site complaints, hazards, incidents or lost-time accidents to improve overall OSHA scores and expand bid opportunities.
  • Resolved issues and recommended actions based on production and compliance reports.
  • Evaluated product development strategy effectiveness and prepared alternative approaches to exceed goals.
  • Mitigated business risks by working closely with [Job title] and [Action].
  • Drove short-term and advanced promotional planning processes.
  • Established performance goals for [Type] department and provided methods for reaching milestones.
  • Led operational team of [Number] in creation, roll out, and management of new product lines, including highly successful [Type] platforms and billing systems which grew revenue by $[Amount] in one year.
  • Initiated on-time, under-budget project management to optimize performance.
  • Orchestrated positive media coverage and stakeholder relations as public face of [Type] company.
  • Managed $[Amount] company budget by designing complex financial model that tracked and validated expenses.
  • Teamed with [Type] department to create organization's mission and vision statements.
  • Hired and managed [Number] employees to maximize productivity while training staff on best practices and protocols.
  • Diminished regulatory risks by overseeing adherence to insurance and safety regulations across all projects.
  • Identified and solved issues with production, workforce and material sourcing to drive business objectives.
Expected in 05/1992
Bachelor of Science: Mathematics
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology - Terre Haute, IN
Expected in 05/1995
Master of Arts: Actuarial Science
Ball State University - Muncie, IN

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School Attended

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Ball State University

Job Titles Held:

  • President
  • President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
  • Executive Vice President and COO
  • Vice President


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts

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