Teresa White, president of Aflac U.S., is responsible for driving seamless strategy and execution across Aflac’s U.S. operations, including oversight and support of the company's extensive insurance distribution network of individual agents and brokers across the country. In her role, 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 and has aligned sales and marketing operations in support of Aflac’s core strategy.
White has held several positions at Aflac since her career began at the company in 1998. These positions include second vice president as well as vice president over Client Services; senior vice president and director of Sales, Support and Administration; deputy chief administrative officer; executive vice president of Internal Operations; chief administrative officer; chief service officer; executive vice president and chief operating officer of Aflac’s Columbus operations; and most recently, president of Aflac U.S.
White was one of 10 women selected for Insurance Networking News’ 2014 Women in Insurance Leadership Award. Recently, she was also named to The Network Journal’s 2014 list of 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business, which honored women at the forefront of American leadership who “symbolize the diversity and advancement that has occurred across industry lines.” Additionally, she has received numerous leadership awards including the 2012 Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia's Women of Distinction honor for setting an example of excellence, serving as role models for girls and distinguishing herself through service to family, career and community.
Before her career at Aflac, White served as site manager at AT&T Universal Card Services where she developed and managed staffing models, operational models, quality and talent, while also managing operations for remittance processing.
White holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and a master's degree in management from Troy University. She is a fellow at The Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI) and an alumnus member of Leadership Columbus. She formerly served on the board of directors for NeighborWorks Columbus as well as Communicorp. She also took a leading role in developing the Columbus Cottage Program benefitting poor, indigent residents living in substandard conditions. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.