Karen J. DeToro

Chief Actuary

Karen DeToro was named chief actuary of CNO Financial Group in September 2019.

Prior to joining CNO, DeToro held executive leadership positions at New York Life in finance operations, product development, underwriting, strategy, and governance from 2013 to 2019, including serving as vice president and chief actuary of New York Life Direct.

She was a principal at Deloitte Consulting and served as practice leader for its Insurance ERM and Actuarial Transformation group from 2011 to 2013. DeToro also held risk management consulting and actuarial roles at Deloitte, Allstate Financial and Ernst & Young.

DeToro earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics and English literature from Butler University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in finance, managerial economics, strategy and organizational behavior from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. 

She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).