Tandeka Nomvete is based in Atlanta, GA, and graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance, minor in Actuarial Science. Upon graduating, she joined Marsh and worked for the leading commercial insurance brokerage for five years, as an Associate Account Executive. Seeking to meaningfully impact college students and their career exposure and opportunities within our industry, Tandeka joined the national team at Gamma Iota Sigma as the Director of Engagement. While at Gamma, she grew her national network of universities and professors, and she created and managed resources for the local chapters to foster effective management and inclusive membership. She then pivoted into HR/Recruiting by joining Questpro Consultants, the insurance industry’s premier recruiting and staffing agency. Tandeka leads the QGrads division of Questpro, which focuses on assisting recent graduates in finding entry-level job opportunities within our industry.

Tandeka has received numerous industry awards including:

  • 2022 RISE Award: 35 Under 35
  • 2022 BLOOM Emerging Leader Award
  • 2021 Rising Champion Award issued by Georgia State University’s Risk Management & Insurance department.
  • 2021 Emerging Leader Award issued by AM Best, the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA), and the Insurance Careers Movement.

A fun fact about Tandeka is that she was born and raised in South Africa!