Sarah Klein

Best part of her job: As an actuary, Sarah Klein, Math’03, assesses financial risk and consults with companies on their employee benefit plans, specifically their pharmacy benefits.


Sarah Klein. (Photo by Ian Nance)

She loves sitting in front of CEOs or CFOs and translating technical insurance concepts into something meaningful to them and their employees. As a 28-year-old woman in a male-dominated industry, she says it’s rewarding to know that she has overcome those obstacles and brings something valuable to the table.
Job: Consulting Actuary, Assistant Vice President
Employer: Lockton Companies
Making a difference: Klein lives in downtown Kansas City, Mo.,where she sees homelessness every day. She serves on the board at reStart, a homeless shelter that helped more than 7,500 people last year. She enjoys using her skills to serve others. Not surprisingly, she has spent several years on the finance committee.
On her time at Rolla: When she was a student, her license plate proudly read “DIFFYQ.” She credits her tough S&T classes for teaching her how to solve problems and giving her the confidence to know she can figure out just about anything if she puts her mind to it.

Around the Puck

Generous partners complete ACML fundraising

Thanks to an investment from the University of Missouri System, major gifts from industry partners and alumni support, S&T will break ground on the Advanced Construction and Materials Laboratory (ACML) on Oct. 12, during Homecoming weekend.

[Read More...]

Alumni help with sesquicentennial planning

Seven alumni, including three Miner Alumni Association board members, have been named to Missouri S&T’s sesquicentennial advisory committee. The group is made up of graduates, students, faculty, staff and community members who are involved in planning the university’s upcoming 150th anniversary celebration.

[Read More...]

Using big data to reduce childbirth risks

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, complications during pregnancy or childbirth affect more than 50,000 women annually, and about 700 of them die every year. Steve Corns, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, is working with researchers from Phelps County Regional Medical Center through the Ozarks Biomedical Initiative to reduce […]

[Read More...]

Bogan solves Benton mural mystery

Missouri State Capitol muralist Thomas Hart Benton wrote in his memoir about being called into then-Gov. Guy Park’s office and told that a prominent St. Louis politician objected to Benton’s portrayal of black people, especially depictions of slavery.

[Read More...]

Breaking bias

According to Jessica Cundiff, assistant professor of psychological science at S&T, women who consider careers in the physical sciences, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are deterred by stereotypes that impose barriers on the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in STEM.

[Read More...]