Senior Software EngineerCompany: Northwestern Mutual
Role: Session Presenter
Laur Finley (they/them), now a senior Software Engineer, has been with Northwestern Mutual since December 2017. Laur works on the Illustrations project, building a web app that’s used to illustrate and sell insurance products, focusing on the data access and persistence layer.
Laur came to Northwestern Mutual with a background in testing and a master’s degree in mathematics, which positioned them well for transitioning into software engineering. They love working at the intersection of math, data, and technology.
They joined the Pride ERG shortly after starting at Northwestern Mutual and stepped up to be a member-at-large in 2020. This year, they are serving as Treasurer and interim Programming Lead.