2011 Outstanding Actuarial Science Alumna — Julie Parsons
Awards to outstanding alumni in several College of Science departments were presented at a dinner held in the Memorial Union on September 29.
After receiving her B. S. in 1993, Julie Parsons joined Allstate. She began her career as an actuarial analyst in the pricing department and has held various actuarial positions since then. Julie has earned the Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society designation and is a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. In 2005, Julie was promoted to the position of Assistant Vice President of Product Pricing and served as the chief actuary for Allstate's property and casualty lines of business. In 2008, she was promoted to Vice President – Emerging Businesses and had P&L accountability for a $1.5B book of business, including the Motorcycle and Renters lines of insurance. In 2010, she moved to the role of Product Senior Vice President, where she is responsible for product decisions for an $8B homeowners and auto book of business.
Julie received the Crain's Chicago Business Top 40 under 40 award in 2009 and the Chicago Anti-Defamation League's Rising Star Award in 2010. She lives in the northwest suburbs of Chicago with her husband and two daughters (ages 7 and 4).