Robert Senkler is the current Chairman of Securian Financial Group. He served as CEO from 1994-2014. Robert started with Minnesota Life - Securian Financial Group as an actuarial trainee in 1974, and eventually worked his way up to vice president in 1984. He currently serves on the boards of HealthEast Care System and Hubbard Broadcasting. In 2001 Robert was awarded the BestPrep Humanitarian Award, and in 2003 he was inducted into the University of Minnesota Duluth Academy of Science and Engineering. Senkler graduated the University of Minnesota Duluth in 1974 with a degree in mathematics.