Mary Bahna-Nolan, FSA, MAAA, CERA


Mary Bahna-Nolan
Mary serves as senior vice president, head of product innovation and strategy for the Life Insurance Division of Pacific Life Insurance Company. In her role, she oversees product design and strategy, underwriting innovation and data analytics.

Prior to joining Pacific Life, she was most recently Executive Vice President, Head of Life R&D for SCOR Global Life. In that role, she was responsible for building and shaping the company's global strategic direction for R&D activities supporting the interaction of mortality, underwriting, medical research, behavioral research and business development.

Throughout her extensive career, Mary served in senior leadership roles, including chief actuary, chief product actuary, and chief risk officer for various domestic and global organizations and as a consultant for seven years with PwC, providing audit and advisory services to life insurance and reinsurance clients.

Mary is a Fellow and Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst in the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. In addition to serving roles on internal corporate boards, Mary is currently on the board for MIB, served on the boards of the Academy of Actuaries and Society of Actuaries and serves on and/or chairs numerous committees for both organizations. She is also a frequent industry speaker and author of several papers.  She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a B.S. in Actuarial Mathematics and Economics.