Available until August 17, 2018
Speakers: Steven L. Diess, EA, MAAA, President, Independents Actuaries, Inc..; and Alan J. Stonewall, FSPA, Principal Consultant and Owner, Northwest Actuarial Consulting, LLC
IRS Program Number: CZTXU-Q-00731-17-O
The number of large defined benefit plans in the U.S. has fallen by over 70 percent since their heyday in the early 1980s. What’s a pension actuary to do in a world with a shrinking client base? How about retiree medical valuation work? There are well over 100,000 public sector agencies in the U.S., and most of them have retiree medical benefits to value — plenty for all of us! It doesn’t take a complete reinvention of yourself, just an understanding of how to apply the skills you already have in a slightly different way.
1. Discover how to bring your valuation skills to bear on an underserviced marketplace
2. Share experiences with peers who have dipped their toes into retiree medical work
3. Hear about recent developments in the retiree medical world, and the new opportunities they present
CE Credit: 2 ARA, 2 ERPA, 2 JBEA Noncore
About the Speakers
Steve Diess is president and part owner of Independent Actuaries, Inc., an independently owned actuarial consulting firm in the Pacific Northwest. Throughout his 20+ year career in the pension industry, his client base has been evenly split between pension and retiree medical plans. Steve has been a presenter of various actuarial topics at pension and benefit conferences around the country.
Alan Stonewall is the principal consultant and owner of Northwest Actuarial Consulting, LLC. During his 40+ years as an actuary, he has served as president of ASPPA, chair of the Actuarial Standards Board, and vice-chair of the Actuarial Foundation. Alan has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, large and small governmental organizations, as well as hundreds of small businesses and their advisers.
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