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Leadership & Development Section – 2021 Leadership

Mission Statement

The mission of the Leadership & Development Section within the Society of Actuaries is to promote and facilitate leadership development, business perspective, and interpersonal skills for current and aspiring actuaries.

The key objectives of the section will be to:

  • Provide tools to facilitate personal career development
  • Provide results-oriented skills and knowledge for current and developing managers
  • Build a bridge from technical knowledge to decision making and its implementation
  • Develop educational opportunities and provide resources for all actuaries who strive to become more effective leaders within their business organizations
  • Offer opportunities to network, enhance management practices and experience professional feedback.


David Ruiz, Chairperson

Kelly Rabin, Vice-Chairperson

Lori Weyuker, Secretary

Pat Fay, Treasurer

Council Members

Melanie Dunn

Ian Genno

Scott Haglund

Olyvia Leahy

Katie Rook

Newsletter Editor

John West Hadley

SOA Staff

Jane Lesch, Section Specialist

Dale Hall, Staff Actuary