In her role as Director, Underwriting Research and Development, Jackie Waas is involved in investigating and developing underwriting innovations, with an emphasis on concept development, research, presenting new ideas, and participating in concept validation activities. She started her career with RGA in 2018 as Director of Underwriting Services where she supported direct-to-consumer accelerated offerings, including assisting with the auditing of the e-underwriting program, and helped develop digital health scores while supporting the Digital Health Data team.
Prior to joining RGA, Jackie was an Underwriting Business Consultant and automated underwriting systems subject matter expert with Legal & General America for four years after working in an underwriting capacity with the company for nine years. She also had five years of underwriting experience with AXA Equitable, and formerly worked as a marketing manager for Steele Rubber Products.
Jackie received a Bachelor of Arts with a major in communications and a minor in psychology from Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Life Underwriting (FALU), the Life Management Institute (FLMI), and the Financial Services Institute (FFSI). She is also an Associate, Reinsurance Administration (ARA); Associate, Insurance Agency Administration (AIAA); and an Associate, Insurance Regulatory Compliance (AIRC). Jackie also holds the Professional, Customer Service Institute (PCS) designation, and she is a member of the Association of Home Office Underwriters (AHOU).