Rebecca Shoenthal

Life Insurance Expert


Rebecca Shoenthal is a life insurance editor and licensed Life, Health, and Disability agent at Policygenius in New York City, specializing in buying life insurance and the ins and outs of life insurance ownership. She's edited award-winning and national bestselling business books by the country’s top academics, politicians, journalists, and CEOs, and is skilled at making complex ideas easier to understand. Authors she's worked with include venture capitalist John Doerr, Bloomberg's Emily Chang, NYU Stern professor Scott Galloway, thought leader Ryan Holiday, and technologist John Maeda.


  • Rebecca is a licensed insurance agent (Life, Health, and Disability) in the state of New York (License number: 1671238). She also completed the Emerging Editors program at Penguin Random House.
  • Rebecca has a B.A. in Media and Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated with honors in Editing, Graphic Design, and Creative Nonfiction Writing. Rebecca completed a collection of essays for her honors thesis.

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