Tonya Manning2017-10-12T20:35:05+00:00

Tonya Manning


“Don’t try to copy someone else’s style. Be who you are. That is what you will always be best at doing.”

Career Highlights
  • Chief Actuary and U.S. Retirement Leader at Buck Consultants at Xerox
  • Former actuary for the U.S. Department of Treasury where she oversaw thousands of government employee retirement plans
  • President of the Society of Actuaries and Lecturer in the Actuarial Science Program at Columbia University
  • As a child, her mother’s “no excuse” policy set high expectations and her father instilled in her the belief that she could accomplish anything

STEM Gems Club

Is a career as an Actuary in your future? STEM Gem Tonya Manning calls her profession one of the most dynamic and in-demand careers out there. Picture a weather forecaster, only instead of predicting rainfall and snowstorms, actuaries make forecasts for companies who need to understand financial risk for health insurance and retirement policies for their employees. Read her story and digest. Watch one of her videos. Then, with your STEM Gems Tribe, discuss, explore, reflect, and act.