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Chief Information Officer
Glatfelter Insurance Group
Larissa Tosch joined Glatfelter Insurance Group in August 1999 as a COBOL developer responsible for Y2K updates. From there, she held leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including a position within the Insurance Company Operations business area, Application Director, Project Management Officer, and CIO.
As an Applications Director, Larissa managed nearly all applications at various times. Beginning in 2005, she was responsible for Core Insurance systems for Policy Rating and Issuance, Claims, Billing, and the Data Warehouse. In 2008, she assumed responsibility for the corporate systems including CRM, websites, portals, and imaging. In 2009, Larissa started Glatfelter’s PMO program and governance initiatives. Larissa became CIO in 2014.
The broad perspective of applications, coupled with business unit experience has provided Larissa with a unique perspective on Glatfelter’s IT department. The opportunity to see IT both from within and through the eyes of the business is a rare and enlightening experience.
Larissa graduated from Elizabethtown College, with a BS in Computer Science, and received her MBA from York College. She resides in York, PA, and is active in her community supporting various charities.
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The May/June 2019 issue of ITA PRO magazine is now available in digital format! Just click on this link: http://www.itapro-digital.org/itapro/may_june_2019
In this issue, we recognize startup insurer Berkley One, the recipient of the prestigious ITA 2019 Bridge Award. Meet Craig Lowenthal, VP, Information Technology and Susan Vella, SVP of the Customer Experience Group, as they explain how technology and innovation are built into the very fabric of the company.
National Life Group realized that customer expectations were changing and took steps to transform their business to make customer interaction as smooth as possible. Their mission was to create a digital experience that ensured that their customers -- both agents and policyholders -- are delighted with National Life.
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