Dr. Sandra Timmermann is a nationally recognized gerontologist who focuses on aging, retirement, and the application to business. She is currently an Adjunct Professor of Gerontology and Retirement Living at The American College of Financial Services, a Special Advisor to the Board of the Retirement Income Industry Association, a Senior Fellow at the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement, and a member of the Academy for Home Equity in Financial Planning. She also has a consulting practice, working with financial services and other businesses interested in reaching the 50+ market.
Sandy was a Vice President at MetLife and the Founder and Director of the MetLife Mature Market Institute until it was disbanded in 2013. She has been in the aging field for over 30 years, is a frequent speaker on retirement issues, and has been interviewed by hundreds of media outlets. She serves in leadership capacities with several aging organizations, is a representative to the UN for the International Federation on Ageing, was a delegate to the White House Conference on Aging, and holds the Cavanaugh Award. She received a BA from the University of Colorado and MA and EdD degrees from Columbia University.