Christoper Linke

Christoper Linke

Regional Underwriting Center 2VP


Travelers

Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
Personal desire to succeed.
Need to provide for family.
Recognition of the rewards of coaching others.
Passion to influence the culture.

Education

High School
Suffield High School
Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General
Eastern Connecticut State University
Graduate
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
University of Hartford
Certification/License
CPCU
American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters

Career

Regional Underwriting Center 2VP

I focus on collaborating & empowering the engagement that achieves our strategic objectives and influences our culture.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Entrepreneurship
Working with Others

Day to Day

As in most positions these days, the one constant in my typical day is that there is more to do than time available. This promotes me to start and end each day with assessing the priorities and choosing where and how to invest my time. As part of a leadership team, I spend most of my time collaborating with my peers to help influence our strategic execution. I also take advantage of the opportunities that exist to actively engage in fostering our culture of diversity & inclusive leadership.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Being "street smart" comes from the constant thirst to learn from your experiences, successes and failures. Force yourself to always be self-aware and to build a network that is comfortable with sharing candid feedback. To be motivated by your creative ideas with the awareness that the true power is in the cohesion of multiple perspectives.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Best place to start is to experience it firsthand through internship opportunities. Associating yourself with career development organizations, like INROADS, can really help prepare you.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Business Administration and Management, General
graduate
Graduate
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
certification
Certification/License
CPCU

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"Sorry, we are looking for people who have leadership experience."