Tiffany Hyde heads up the Underwriting division at Lion Street, which she has led for five years. In this role, Tiffany manages the underwriting team, case underwriting, new firm selection, vendor relationships and process improvement in the Underwriting and New Business divisions. Her additional areas of expertise include reinsurance staging and negotiations, foreign nationals, complex medical history, advanced case design, product selection and premium finance. Tiffany has been active in the life insurance industry since 1990, serving in various underwriting leadership capacities for companies including Voya (formerly ING - Security Life of Denver), US Financial and Mutual of Omaha. She also brings vast medical knowledge from her previous career in nursing.
Passionate about continuing education, Tiffany has earned her FALU designation and currently teaches underwriting courses of all levels for hundreds of field office staff. She specializes in training both internal and external key staff in field underwriting. Tiffany is active in several industry groups, including the ALU, where she served on the Seminar and Webinar Committee and Marketing Committee. She is also an active member of the American Academy of Insurance Medicine and a regular speaker and contributor on current events and trends in underwriting and the industry.