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

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 >

Reading and writing and ’rithmetic … plus life insurance

September 2014

The lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are over and kids are back in school. With benefits enrollment just around the corner, now is the time to communicate with workers about their benefits plans, giving those who aren’t adequately protected the opportunity to make changes. Encourage employees to review their … Read more >

What your employees don’t know can hurt them (and your business)

July 2014

Water-cooler chatter often revolves around topics such as what’s happening on “Game of Thrones” and the latest big sporting event. Lately, though, there’s been a lot of chatter about a more serious topic: health care reform. How can your company make sure the talk is factual and not based on … Read more >

Help your employees be financially prepared if an accident occurs

May 2014

There’s no question there are many advantages to working at a small business. But even with a positive working environment, employees at small businesses tend to be more financially fragile than their counterparts at medium or large companies.1 No one knows when a serious illness or injury … Read more >