Vice President, Voluntary Benefits Claims, Colonial Life and Unum US
Deborah Rasmussen is the Vice President of Voluntary Benefits Claims responsible for voluntary insurance benefits operations at Colonial Life and UUS.
Rasmussen previously led the Account Services function at Colonial Life, including policy and account level administration, premium collection and billing functions, and new account service. Before that, she served as Vice President of Strategic Projects and Continuous Improvement, accountable for the Project Management Office and the Continuous Improvement Office.
Rasmussen’s career has included roles at both insurance carriers and financial services software and service vendors. She began her career at the Principal Financial Group in information technology, then worked with a software vendor in sales and marketing. She joined Colonial Life in 1991, where she held various roles in operations management until 1997. After 10 years as executive vice president of the life and financial business units at Fiserv Insurance Solutions, an insurance software and services company, she rejoined Colonial Life in 2007
Rasmussen holds the designations of Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and Spanish from Central College of Iowa in Pella, Iowa.