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West Dickens

West Dickens is an Annuity Product Actuary for Protective Life. His responsibilities include fixed annuity product development and pricing, management of reinsurance relationships, and review of annuity exception cases.

Since joining Protective Life in 2014, West has worked on both life and annuity productive development and pricing, as well as serving as the Actuarial Student Patron who oversees exam performance and rotations for 2 years. He was also selected to represent Protective at the Dai-ichi Life Global Talent Exchange for actuaries from all subsidiaries in 2019.

Outside of Protective, he volunteers for the Society of Actuaries as an exam question writer and grader and serves on the finance committee of his local congregation.

West received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Auburn University, is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.