Lizanne Mailhot - DELEGATE, CPA, CGA
I am a controller for Pacific Blue Cross/BC Life.
About my company
My company offers supplemental health and dental insurance, as well as life and disability.
I chose this career path because
I've always had a passion for the insurance industry.
I prepared for this career by
My education and "on the job" experience of the last five (5) years has prepared me for my career.
The biggest challenge I've overcome
The biggest challenge I've overcome has been learning about the insurance industry in general.
My greatest strength(s)
My information technology background coupled with my process improvement and change management skills are my greatest strengths.
My greatest accomplishment to date
My greatest accomplishment to date has been the development of a "new" web-based claim system.
My personal/professional goals
I would like to automate more of the manual systems within the company. In addition, I want to continue to develop the "mentorship" side of my position.
What/Who has inspired me the most
My past experiences in different companies have assisted in "setting the stage" for my success. All of my job accomplishments have been the driving force for me; they have been my inspiration!
I most want to be known/remembered for
I want to be remembered for being the best mentor and role model to my staff. I derive a great sense of gratification from dealing with my colleagues.
I participate in the following organizations/memberships
I have received the following Honors/Awards/Scholarships
Elite Woman Worldwide, 2015
I support the missions of these charities/volunteer my time
I am on the Board for the Salvation Army of Vancouver on the Advisory Committee.
I enjoy the following hobbies/interests
I enjoy playing soccer, watching hockey and football, travelling and spending time with my family and friends.