Deb Franklin is Co-CEO of PEAK6 InsurTech, which was conceived with the vision of bringing innovative technology and drive to the insurance sector and transforming insurance from "what is," into "what ought to be.”
She is a veteran executive with an impressive track record of building and growing sustainable businesses. Deb’s nearly 25 years of invaluable insurance industry experience empowers her to excel in this role and help elevate PEAK6 InsurTech and all its brands to best-in-class.
Prior to joining PEAK6 InsurTech, Deb held various positions with leading insurers including State Farm, Allstate, Universal North America and National General Insurance. From her first industry role as a claims adjuster, Deb continued to build her deep expertise in progressively demanding and diverse leadership roles in areas such as agency owner, flood, CAT, operations and sales. A results-driven leader, Deb specializes in analyzing and recommending rates, rules, forms, and guidelines for both new and existing products, focusing on lines of business and the teams that drive them. Above all, Deb values transparency, as success is built on trust and integrity.
Passionate about leading change in the insurance industry, Deb continuously strives to help spark innovation and help the industry evolve. As Chairwoman of the University of South Florida Muma College of Business School of Risk Management & Insurance, Deb is also playing a key role in shaping future generations of leaders for critical industry roles.
Deb received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Illinois and also holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of South Florida.