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SiSi Pouraghabagher


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SiSi Pouraghabagher is an accomplished leader with a diverse professional background serving shareholders, customers, and professional staff in public global financial service organizations, privately held technology companies, public accounting, and higher education. SiSi currently serves as an independent director and Audit Committee Chair for State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: STFC), as well as for Point B, a national management consulting firm. SiSi is a faculty member for the graduate and undergraduate programs at California Polytechnic’s (Cal Poly) Orfalea College of Business, where she has annually earned Outstanding Educator of the Year awards from Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and KPMG, for her contributions to educating and mentoring business students. SiSi’s executive leadership experience includes serving as the Chief Administrative Officer for QBE North America, a top 20 global public insurer with annual revenue of $16 billion, as well as serving in chief roles of finance and operations for Balboa Insurance, formerly a $2 billion division of Bank of America. SiSi was additionally the Chief Financial Officer for two private technology companies in Orange County and began her career at Deloitte. SiSi serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board and the Diversity & Inclusion Council for Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business. SiSi is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and is a Governance Fellow. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of Certified Public Accountants and holds an active CPA license.