Andrew joined LOGiQ3 in the winter of 2014 as a Reinsurance Analyst. His core responsibilities include reinsurance administration, claims and accounting. Andrew has an accounting and analytical background from his previous work experience at a large financial institution where he worked in the accounting and client operations team’s doing accounting, variance analysis, reconciliations, and portfolio administration. Andrew graduated from York University with a B.Admin Studies (BAS) Specialized Honours in Accounting. He is a big sports fan who enjoys travelling and watching movies/TV in his free time.
Ariel joined LOGiQ3 in February of 2014 as Controller and aids the accounting team in maintaining and growing the company financially. He has years of experience in accounting firms of varying specialties from Wall Street to Toronto. Ariel moved to Toronto in 2009 after completing his BoS in Accounting and Information Systems at Sy Syms School of Business in New York City. When not at work he enjoys reading, playing soccer, vacationing, and spending time with his wife.
Brittainy works on both the audit and consulting teams. She has been in the reinsurance industry for over 5 years and joined the LOGiQ3 team as a consultant in Sep 2012. Before joining LOGiQ3, Brittainy worked at Munich American Reassurance Company where she worked as part of the Reinsurance Administration - Compliance team & Actuarial and Valuation teams. Brittainy is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and has served as a Data Committee member of RAPA. Brittainy enjoys music, and can often be found moonlighting as a karaoke singer at a local karaoke bar near Washington, DC.
Erine began her career at LOGiQ3 shortly after attaining her BComm in Management, specializing in International Business. Prior to LOGiQ3, she has worked as an administrative assistant at Sun Life Financial. In her current role as a reinsurance analyst, Erine has been involved in administrative and systems projects that include data analysis, business cycle processing, exception handling, client data conversion and validation through periodic system upgrades. She has helped establish and update processes to maintain SSAE16 audit compliance. Erine is currently pursuing her ARA designation and is fluent in three languages.
Heather is the manager of the Underwriting team at LOGiQ3 and project manager for LOGiQ3's E-Learning Project. In this capacity she oversees the underwriters and resourcing for LOGiQ3’s outsourced production underwriting. She has over 20 years of insurance management experience. Prior to LOGiQ3, she managed a team of customer service representatives for an insurance services company, where she oversaw the paramedical operation. Throughout her career, Heather has been most proud of her work building strong underwriting and administrative teams for various insurance companies. Heather has her Diploma in Management from St. Mary’s/Schulich School of Business. In her spare time, she likes to garden and cook, and spend time with her triplet sisters. She also volunteers for the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Holley became a member of the LOGiQ3 family in 2012 and serves as a member of the consulting team. She is involved with implementation and analysis of various reinsurance blocks of business, both ceded and assumed. Prior to joining LOGiQ3, Holley worked for C N A Life for nearly 10 years. During her time with C N A, she held various responsibilities including treaty preparation, new business implementation, ceded reinsurance administration, process coordination between actuarial and reinsurance, as well as, project management. Holley has a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She has earned several LOMA designations including the FLMI, ARA, AIAA, and AIRC. She is a huge Belmont Bruin basketball fan – go Bruins! She also enjoys golfing and traveling to warm places
Jennifer has been in the financial services industry for seven years and became a member of the LOGiQ3 team in 2013. Her diverse experience includes new business and administration for life and health insurance and investment products, financial services and sales, and reinsurance treaties and claims administration. In her current role as Reinsurance Analyst, Jennifer provides ceded reinsurance administration and treaty and data analysis for one of LOGiQ3’s largest projects. Jennifer obtained her Honours B.A. degree from Queen’s University. She has obtained her ARA, Associate, ALMI and ACS designations and completed the LLQP and the Canadian Investment Funds Course. She is currently working towards the FLMI.
Jennifer is responsible for the underwriting audit services at LOGiQ3 both internally for our underwriting quality assurance & externally for our clients. Prior to LOGiQ3, she served as lead auditor for the largest life insurer in Canada. Jennifer has been underwriting for almost 20 years. One of her major accomplishments included developing & implementing a comprehensive life and critical illness underwriting training program and underwriting audit program for four different companies. Jennifer’s background includes NICU (neonatal intensive care) nursing. She holds her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Western Ontario. She is currently working toward both her FLMI & FALU designations, having completed 4 ALU courses and 2 LOMA courses. During her 12 years as underwriting auditor, Jennifer has audited over 21,000 cases!
Jen started as a consultant in Dec 2013 and joined the LOGiQ3 family in Sep 2014 as an Underwriter. She is responsible for all underwriting related activities for one of LOGiQ3’s larger client projects. Jen graduated from LOGiQ3's Underwriter Training Program in 2007 and spent 5 years as an Underwriter for a life insurance company where she underwrote U.S. Life, Disability and Critical Illness business. She attended university in Minnesota on a hockey scholarship and majored in Exercise Science and Physical Education. In her free time, she enjoys working out, hockey, golf, spending time with friends, and enjoying life!
Kathleen has participated in several administrative and system conversions, and manages on-going reinsurance and retro administration for outsourcing clients including claims, reserve and accounting services. Prior to joining LOGiQ3, she held positions in various capacities for a combination of direct, reinsurance and retrocession companies. Her 18 years of experience include client services, data management and financial reporting. In the last 10 years she has developed strong skills in data mining and analysis. Kathleen is a graduate of the University of Toronto and is an ACS, ARA and FLMI.
At LOGiQ3 Kelly is currently responsible for the strategic direction of the global audit services portfolio and all audit activity, across all lines of business. She is also responsible for LOGiQ3's enterprise risk management program working with her team to ensure LOGiQ3's compliance to industry and governmental regulations across all areas within LOGiQ3. Kelly began her career at Laurier Life working in the Underwriting area. She then joined Manulife Reinsurance in the administration area where she worked on the development of many of the administrative procedures still used today. Read more on Kelly here
Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in Insurance, Reinsurance, Operations Management and Finance. At LOGiQ3, he works as a consultant on 3rd party reinsurance admin as well as audits & system conversions. Prior to joining LOGiQ3 in June 2013, he spent the majority of his career at ING as Director of Life Reinsurance and similar roles at other companies. He holds a BS in Mathematics/Actuarial Science from Colorado State University. He is an avid reader, enjoys spending time with his children and his Chihuahua, Diablo, and tutoring students in graduate-level statistics & numerical analysis.
Kristyn has over 17 years of experience in life underwriting at the direct and reinsurance levels for both Canadian & US markets. Since starting at LOGiQ3 in 2008, she has worked at several client companies as an underwriting consultant. Her responsibilities included underwriting individual / group life insurance & structured settlements, training, auditing and the development / implementation of underwriting procedures. Her strength lies in complex medical underwriting. She's held senior technical positions and has a BA from The University of Western Ontario. FLMI & FALU both obtained with distinction.
Lindsay joined LOGiQ3 in 2012. She is a Life Underwriter for a number of direct writer clients and an MIB auditor for Canadian Insurers on behalf of MIB Inc. She has contributed to our e-learning development and a number of other projects. She holds an honours B.A.S specializing in Kinesiology from Guelph University and a diploma in Fitness and Health promotion from Durham College. She has worked in long term care as a personal support worker, and has worked as an exercise instructor at a number of Ontario fitness clubs. She's completed her LOMA & ALU courses and is working towards FALU & FLMI designations.
Matt joined LOGiQ3 with over 15 years of experience in insurance & reinsurance, most recently as Director, Audit and Retention Management Services at Berkshire Hathaway. Prior to this, he held roles within Sun Life’s Reinsurance Operations, Internal Audit, Financial Planning / Analysis, Reinsurance Accounting & Audit teams. He graduated from Georgian College's B.Admin Accounting. He's been actively involved with RAPA and is a past chair of the Audit Committee. He enjoys wood working and spending time with his family at the cottage.
Merv's responsibilities stretch from risk selection, quality assurance, training, mentoring for life... as well as overseeing Claims. Previously he was AVP of Wholesale Underwriting. and started his insurance career at Norwich Union in England. After moving to Canada (30 years ago), he took a job with Norwich Union, later moving on to Unity Life as Chief Underwriter in 1991 and then to Sun Life on May, 2010. He has been President of UAT (Underwriters Association of Toronto) for two years and more recently he was named Chair of the Canadian Institute of Underwriters. He has earned his FLMI, FALU and ALHC.
Nicolas joined the LOGiQ3 family in the summer of 2014 as Sales & Marketing Coordinator and contributes to the company's overall marketing communication strategy. He holds experience in different industries from financial services management with one of Canada's "big-six" banks to marketing coordination for a tech start-up of less than 10 employees. Nicolas relocated to Toronto after completing his BComm in Business Marketing from John Molson's School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal. In his free time he enjoys running, blogging, creative writing, painting and of course, eating.
Smriti joined the LOGiQ3 Team in the Fall of 2013 as a Reinsurance Analyst. Her current role is focused on claims administration and reporting. Her previous experience includes 10 years with Manulife Financial. The last six of those years were spent within the Reinsurance Division as a Retention Management Specialist. Smriti obtained her B.A. in Sociology from York University. In addition, her studies have led her to work with Persons with Disabilities and individuals with communication disorders. She is currently pursuing her Associate, Reinsurance Administration (ARA) designation.
Sandy Gu joined the LOGiQ3 family in August of 2012 as Reinsurance Analyst. She graduated from University of Toronto Rotman Commerce with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, learning and shopping.
Sophia joined the LOGiQ3 family in the Spring of 2014 as Reinsurance Analyst. Sophia relocated to Toronto after completing her Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Woodsworth College at the University of Toronto. In her free time she enjoys fencing, reading, learning and playing a Chinese traditional musical instrument “Guzheng” (Chinese zither/harp). She speaks English, Mandarin, Japanese and some German!
Tyler has been in the financial services industry for seven years and became a member of the LOGiQ3 team in 2014. His experience includes accounts payable & receivable, expense tracking & reporting, invoicing, financial services, and data analysis & interpretation. His reinsurance administration responsibilities, have him working with direct ceded, reinsurance assumed, and retrocession processes. Tyler obtained his B.Admin from Laurentian University and his Diploma of B.Admin – Accounting from Georgian College. He has obtained his FMLI and is currently working towards his ARA designation.
As a reinsurance analyst, Zaynib’s core responsibilities include reinsurance administration. She is currently working on an extensive project for LOGiQ3 involving treaty interpretation and claims recoveries and reporting. Zaynib was previously an underwriting analyst at Foresters for three years. Zaynib graduated from Ryerson University with a BComm. She earned the following industry designations: Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and Associate, Customer Service (ACS). She is also currently pursuing her Associate, Reinsurance Administration (ARA).