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Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Center for Business Analytics Welcomes New Partner and Member, Ameritas

Monday, April 9, 2018 5:28 PM
Insurance and financial services organization adds $40,000 sponsorship.

The University of Cincinnati’s Center for Business Analytics announces that the Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. recently joined the Center as a member with a $40,000 sponsorship. The new partnership brings the total Center membership to 22 organizations, including a broad range of consumer, manufacturing, banking, insurance, healthcare, and technology companies.

In collaboration with its corporate sponsors, the Center for Business Analytics brings together the corporate community and UC faculty and students to discuss the application of analytics to issues faced by business, government and non-profit organizations. Members have access to symposia, student projects, professional training, and applied research that focuses on utilizing techniques such as data visualization, data mining, predictive modeling, simulation and optimization.

“At Ameritas, investing in our communities is part of who we are and what we value,” said Ameritas Individual Division President Steve Valerius. “The Center for Business Analytics and its programs are a perfect fit with our focus on supporting education at all levels.”

Glenn Wegryn, Director of the Center for Business Analytics, says, “We welcome our newest member and partner, Ameritas. They are a leader in the financial services industry and have been a strong advocate for the University of Cincinnati on many fronts. Partnering with companies like Ameritas empowers the Center to educate, create new knowledge and integrate new methods to drive better decision-making in an organization, from improving operations to optimizing customer experiences and advancing the performance of companies throughout the country.”

About Ameritas

Founded in 1887, Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and its affiliated companies offer a wide range of insurance and financial products and services to individuals, families and businesses. These products and services include life insurance; annuities; individual disability income insurance; group dental, vision and hearing care insurance; retirement plans; investments; asset management and public finance. Securities offered through affiliate Ameritas Investment Corp., member FINRA/SIPC. For more information, visit

About the UC Center for Business Analytics

The UC Center for Business Analytics, in collaboration with its dedicated corporate sponsors, serves to educate and foster the exchange of ideas and best practices on how to apply analytical methods to enhance business and organizational performance. The Center is located in the Lindner College of Business, which offers a Master of Science in Business Analytics, named by Information Week as a top-20 Big Data Analytics Masters program.