Teresa White is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Aflac U.S. Columbus. White’s organization supports the sales, marketing and service areas of Aflac’s voluntary traditional and group products for Aflac U.S. in Columbus, GA, Albany, NY, and Omaha, NE. In her role, she oversees 4,000 employees and more than 70,000 independent sales agents.
Under her leadership, Aflac has experienced a 22% increase in operational efficiency, a 4% increase in employee engagement and a 3% increase in account retention and Aflac was named to Computerworld’s list of Best Places to Work in IT and FORTUNE’s 100 Best Places to Work.
Ms. White began her career with Aflac in 1998 where she has held a variety of positions, most recently overseeing Administration and Information Technology as Executive Vice President, Internal Operations and Chief Service Officer.
She has received numerous awards for leadership, including the 2012 Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia’s 2012 Women of Distinction honor. White is also an alumnus of Leadership Columbus.
She holds a master’s degree in management from Troy University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Ms. White is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Communicorp, Inc. She’s also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.