A Weird Hobby

March 6, 2017 by Susanne Sclafane

Whenever Kemper CEO Joseph Lacher found himself interviewing for a new job throughout his career, he would tell his potential employers: “Think of me as an economics major with a weird hobby.”

The idea was to counter potential questions about why a person with a degree in aerospace engineering would be interested in a position as a property/casualty insurance executive.