An Exceptional Team of Experts: The Cornerstone of Our Success

Our company's success and what sets us apart is clearly the exceptional nature of our team.
Our main resource is made up of many actuaries and professionals from various fields who
have the following in common:

  • Expertise in their field
  • Spirit of commitment
  • Sense of innovation

Our employees give Optimum its distinctive edge through the value of their contribution and
the quality of the relationships they develop and build with clients. Since 1987, their competence,
vision and loyalty have help to drive our company's performance and stability.

S├ębastien Blondeau, FSA, MAAA
S├ębastien Blondeau, FSA, MAAA
President and Chief Operating Officer
Phone: (972) 813-0953

Dalia Khoury
Dalia Khoury
Vice President, Administration
Phone: (514) 288-1900 ext 217

Melanie Netzer, FLMI, ARA
Melanie Netzer, FLMI, ARA
Vice President, Client Services
Phone: (972) 813-0916

Deborah Zimmerman, MBA, CRM
Deborah Zimmerman, MBA, CRM
Vice President, Operations
Phone: (972) 813-0956

Francois Duguay, FSA
Francois Duguay, FSA
Executive Vice President & Chief Actuary
Phone: (972) 813-0968

Gord Gibbins, FSA, FCIA, BSC
Gord Gibbins, FSA, FCIA, BSC
Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer and Board Director
Phone: (613) 476-0219
Cell: (613) 242-9913
Fax: (613) 476-2408

Monica Clink, FLHC, FLMI, ARA
Monica Clink, FLHC, FLMI, ARA
Vice President, Claims
Phone: (972) 813-0945

Jean-Marc Fix, FSA, MAAA
Jean-Marc Fix, FSA, MAAA
Vice President, Research & Development Biometric Risks
Phone: (972) 813-0981

Michel Hebert
Michel Hebert
VP, Actuarial
Phone: (514) 288-5870 Ext. 260

Anastasia Jaegerman, AALU, FLMI, ACS
Anastasia Jaegerman, AALU, FLMI, ACS
Vice President, Underwriting and Chief Underwriter
Phone: (972) 813-0957

Sharon Miller
Sharon Miller
Assistant Vice President, Administration
Phone: (972) 813-0918

Shamika Jones, MBA, FLMI, ARA
Shamika Jones, MBA, FLMI, ARA
Assistant Vice President, Administration
Phone: (972) 813-0930

Dave Barrett
Dave Barrett
Assistant Vice President, Underwriting and Chief Underwriter Associate
Phone: (972) 813-0997

Stephanie Hordequin
Stephanie Hordequin
AVP, Corporate Accounting
Phone: (972) 813-0977

Terrence Weiser
Terrence Weiser
Assistant Vice President, Business Development
Phone: (972) 813-0942

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