2019 – 2020 Board Members

Lauren Verhulst – President

Year in School: Junior

Contact info: verhu021@umn.edu

About Me: I’m Lauren and I am studying Mathematics here in the College of Science and Engineering, and specializing in Actuarial Science. I have passed SOA Exams FM and P. I am currently interning with RLI Corp working in underwriting, and will be continuing with them Summer 2020 as an actuarial intern. I enjoy dancing, biking, reading, and seeing friends. As president, I am looking forward to Actuary Club’s events.  

Joseph Adamek – Vice President

Year in School: Freshman

Contact info: adame469@umn.edu

About Me: My name is Joe Adamek and I am a freshman (but on a three year track to graduate) at the U. I am studying for exam FM right now. I enjoy playing and watching sports especially baseball and hockey. I am also interested in Data Analytics and how it relates to stocks and sports. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or simply want to talk sports.

Jacob Strand – Event Coordinator

Year in School: Junior

Contact info: stran807@umn.edu

About Me: I am a junior majoring in mathematics with the actuarial science specialization. I have passed Exams P and FM. I am an incoming intern at Ameriprise Financial and am most interested in the retirement sector, but global wealth management and data modeling also interest me. In addition, my favorite hobby is nordic skiing. Feel free to contact me for any questions or advice.

Jillian Gauer – Treasurer

Year in School: Junior

Contact info: gauer032@umn.edu

About Me: I’m a junior studying mathematics with a specialization in actuarial science with a minor in Spanish in CLA. I have passed Exam FM. I’m originally from Sioux Falls, SD and chose the U because I love Minneapolis. I’m an incoming intern at UnitedHealth Group. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or just want to chat!

Dylan Driste – Webmaster

Year in School: Junior

Contact info: drist004@umn.edu

About Me: I am majoring in both math and computer science. I have passed both exams P and FM. I am interested in data science and how it relates to the actuarial field. I am currently taking the actuarial math class as well as computer science classes. In addition I also enjoy watching football hockey in my free time. Feel free to contact me with any questions.