Mark Cyphert is Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Operations Officer of Protective Life Corporation. He joined Protective in January 2009 as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Cyphert’s responsibilities span enterprise technology and shared services, and business operations for the life and annuity division including policyholder services, new business, underwriting, and claims.
Prior to joining Protective, Mr. Cyphert was with Deloitte Consulting from 1988 through 2008, with a focus on insurance operations and technology enablement. He has significant experience in large-scale systems implementation, operations transformation, program management, mergers and acquisitions, and quality assurance. He was admitted to the Deloitte Partnership in 1997, and was a member of the Financial Services practice. Prior to joining Deloitte, Mr. Cyphert worked with Dun & Bradstreet/Official Airline Guides and Square D as a project leader and programmer analyst.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Illinois State University and a Masters of Business Administration from Loyola University.