Thomas M. Buckingham, FSA

Thomas M. Buckingham, FSA

Chief Operating Officer

Thomas M. Buckingham, FSA
Chief Operating Officer

Thomas Buckingham is chief operating officer of The Phoenix Companies, Inc, responsible for all product- and service-related functions including product development, implementation and management, and operations.

Mr. Buckingham joined Phoenix as an actuarial assistant in 1999 and served in increasingly senior corporate, product development and operational positions. He also has worked in strategic development and as chief of staff to the CEO. He served as senior vice president, Product Implementation and Operations, was promoted to executive vice president, product and operations in 2012 and was named to his current role in 2016.

Mr. Buckingham is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA). He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master's of business administration in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is chairman of the board of Foodshare, and serves on the board of Saint John’s High School and the advisory board of the Janet & Mark L. Goldenson Research Center in Actuarial Science at the University of Connecticut.