Gayle Brekke is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and has nearly twenty years of experience as a health actuary and business leader with Sun Life Financial, formerly Assurant Employee Benefits.  In her time with the company, she had various responsibilities.  She was the business owner of a large and strategically important project to rework every aspect of the largest product line.  She led the effort to define and promulgate Agile software development methodology for the organization.  She led the team that collaborated with sales on the development of a large suite of customizable reports to enable sales managers to manage their blocks of business, sales reps and broker relationships.  Gayle has participated in many committees and work groups of the Society of Actuaries and the American Academy of Actuaries.  She holds an MBA in Healthcare Leadership from Rockhurst University and a BA in Mathematics from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.