Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Rebekah Biondo is deputy chief financial officer at Assurant, Inc. and a member of the Company’s Management Committee. As deputy CFO, she leads Assurant’s business finance, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), and investor relations functions. Ms. Biondo is responsible for providing financial leadership to all of Assurant’s businesses, setting both short- and longer-term financial objectives to ultimately drive financial outperformance.
Previously, she was senior vice president, finance officer, responsible for Assurant’s business finance and financial planning and analysis functions. In this role, Ms. Biondo was instrumental in the multi-year transformation of the Finance organization. This included strengthening the Company’s financial planning and analysis function and related capabilities while also directing enterprise expense management efforts. Supporting Assurant’s growth strategy, Ms. Biondo has played a critical role in resetting the Company’s financial metrics to better evaluate operating performance for the enterprise and business segments.
During her tenure with the company, Ms. Biondo also oversaw the financial analysis for the Company’s merger and acquisition activities, including the assessment of numerous acquisition targets, execution of more than 10 transactions, and support of the successful divestiture of several businesses. She served as a key finance leader for the $2.5 billion acquisition and integration of The Warranty Group in 2018, Assurant’s largest acquisition as a public company.
A credentialed actuary by trade, she started as an actuary within the Company’s Global Housing segment and later assumed responsibility for the segment’s finance team before moving into an enterprise-wide FP&A leadership role.
Ms. Biondo graduated as major valedictorian, with highest distinction, from The Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science and a minor in mathematics. She achieved her Fellowship from the Casualty Actuarial Society in 2005.