Chief Actuary and Head of Product, Pricing & Underwriting
Employee Benefits, AXA US
Amanda Turcotte is Chief Actuary and Head of Product, Pricing and Underwriting for the AXA U.S. Employee Benefits business.
AXA recently launched its new Employee Benefits business in the U.S. After extensive research and feedback from the market, AXA brought together technology and dedicated professionals to make the employee benefits experience powerfully simple. The comprehensive suite of insurance products, including dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, deductible insurance, hospital-plus and critical illness, is designed for small- to medium-sized businesses with 20 to 500 employees.
Turcotte leads the team responsible for designing and bringing AXA’s Employee Benefits product suite to market. Her team is responsible for designing the product specifications, determining pricing, and developing the underwriting guidelines necessary to ensure appropriate risk selection.
Previously, Turcotte was senior director and actuary of AXA’s Financial Protection & Wealth Management business, responsible for research and development to create life insurance products and entering new markets.
Prior to joining AXA, Turcotte was a pricing specialist for Accident & Benefit Life at Chubb and an associate actuary at Prudential Financial. She began her actuarial career at Guardian Life Insurance Company as an actuarial student.
Turcotte graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and French Language (double major). An active alumna, she gives back to her alma mater by serving as a mentor in the University of Alabama Culverhouse mentor program.
AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY)
All group insurance products are issued either by AXA Equitable or MONY America, which have sole responsibility for their insurance and claims-paying obligations. Some products are not available in all states.