Teresa White, 47, earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and a master’s degree in management from Troy State University. She joined Aflac in 1998 as second vice president, Client Services. Since that time, she has served in numerous positions within Aflac supporting Marketing, Sales, IT, Compliance, and Operations. She assumed her current role as president, Aflac U.S., in September 2014 where she focuses on specific growth enablers, including improving and expanding distribution, focusing on product innovation, owning Aflac’s customer experience, and strengthening the low cost model. Teresa is an alumnus of Leadership Columbus and is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Posts by Teresa White

How to keep your top employees and lure top new candidates: Don’t lose strong workers to your competitors

March 2015

It happens every day in the business world: Top companies lose their best workers – and, in the worst-case scenarios, they lose them to their industry rivals. Sometimes sought-after employees leave for better opportunities or more money, but other times they’re simply looking for better benefits. In fact, according to … Read more >

Medical bills pose problems at almost every income level: Most workers like their health care benefits – except for the ever-important financial aspects

March 2015

They say the more you earn, the more you spend – and the struggle Americans have in paying medical bills at almost every income level may confirm the adage. Results from the Urban Institute’s Health Monitoring Survey show that more than 32 percent of lower-income workers with employer-sponsored health … Read more >

’Tis better to give than to receive

November 2014

As the holidays approach, business leaders are focused on end-of-year financials and reporting. On the personal side, many are also thinking about the effect of celebrations and gift-giving on their household budgets. While exchanging presents with family and friends is a way to show affection and appreciation, business leaders should … Read more >

The crushing impact of medical debt

November 2014

As the economy continues its slow recovery, American households are doing more with less. Case in point: According to a recent NerdWallet report, U.S. households lost $2,300 in median income between 2010 and 2013 while their health care expenses increased by $1,814. What’s more, according to the report, medical … Read more >

Sticker shock: The high cost of high-deductible health plans

October 2014

A recent New York Times article reveals that workers who sign up for high-deductible health care plans aren’t happy when it comes time to pay those high deductibles.   According to the Times’ report on the Urban Institute’s Health Reform Monitoring survey, a majority of participants with employer-based coverage … Read more >