2017-2018 Society Partners Program
Society Partners are firms who demonstrate a commitment to the CAS and its mission by making an annual pledge to support CAS activities.
DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment – named by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms of 2018 -- specializes in the placement of Actuaries and related Analytics professionals. Established in 1989, we work on an international basis and at all levels of experience from Actuarial Student to Fellow. This encompasses actuaries with expertise in Property & Casualty, Life, Health, and Pension, and increasingly, non-traditional areas such as Risk Management, Catastrophe Modeling, Predictive Modeling, Financial Modeling and Data Analytics. We are the largest firm dedicated to placing actuaries and our objective is to be the foremost resource for actuarial talent globally.
Our mission is to be the premier executive recruiting firm specializing in the placement of Actuaries and Analytics professionals; to be recognized for the best service, integrity and forthrightness that the firm brings to each business relationship; and to be willing at all times to sacrifice short-term gain for the long-term good and prosperity of our clients, our candidates and, as a result, our organization as well.
Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment
Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment was established by Sally Ezra and Claude Penland, ACAS, MAAA, partners with over 40 years of combined industry experience. With the industry's leading actuarial salary surveys and an insightful actuarial recruiting staff, our goal is to be the top actuarial recruitment firm in the world while serving the long-term needs of clients and actuaries.
Our educated, knowledgeable and highly-trained staff will always exhibit business ethics, integrity, empathy and strong listening skills to help you reach your business goals. Ezra Penland works on both retained and contingent searches at all levels of actuarial analysts, credentialed actuaries and senior roles.
Attendees can get a copy of the ALL NEW, UPDATED Ezra Penland US Property & Casualty Actuarial Salary Surveys at our Exhibit Booth. These four surveys are split by Consulting, Reinsurance, Insurance/All Other, and All Employers Combined. Attendees can also pick up a handy Ezra Penland notebook to jot down notes throughout the CAS CLRS Meeting.
Milliman is a global consulting firm with extensive expertise in all lines of insurance. We provide clients industry leading reserving, pricing, underwriting, claims, and market analysis using advanced machine learning and predictive modeling methods. Our reserving software, Arius and Arius Enterprise, offer some of the industry's most advanced reserving capabilities, combining both stochastic and deterministic tools. They help manage your entire end-to-end reserving process, significantly improving efficiency and reliability. Triangles on Demand gives everyone on your reserving team direct and immediate access to any data they need for analysis, at any level of aggregation or granularity.
Additionally Milliman provides a full suite of actuarial and consulting services, including evaluation of loss and expense reserves, funding requirements, risk retention, insurance management and operations, financial analysis, claims and underwriting consulting, and reinsurance expertise.
Pryor Associates Executive Search
"It Takes One to Know One… An Actuary Placing Actuaries (and Related Professionals)"
Named a top recruiting firm by Dun & Bradstreet, Pryor Associates has 47 years of insurance (P&C, Health, Life, Pensions, & Investments) placement experience.
Pauline Reimer has directed the Actuarial, Modeling & Risk Division since 1986, after working as an actuary in insurance and consulting firms. She has personally attained Associateship in the Society of Actuaries (ASA), affiliate membership in the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), membership in the American Academy of Actuaries (AAA), affiliate membership in the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), and membership in the International Society of Catastrophe Managers (ISCM).
Saluted by the Casualty Actuarial Society as its Centennial Partner, Pauline is also gratified and honored by her appointments to the Society of Actuaries' inaugural Advisory Panel as well as Entrepreneurial Actuaries Section council; Executive Board of ASNY (Actuarial Society of Greater New York) as Vice President of Public Relations; and Advisory Boards of both Columbia University's MS in Actuarial Science program and New York University's BS in Actuarial Science program.
Quoted in periodicals and television, Pauline handles each step of every actuarial and risk assignment personally. Her impressive placement records of 99% retention rate and retained search success ratio confirm her status as one of the most successful recruiters of actuaries and related professionals worldwide. Pryor's motto "It Takes One To Know One... An Actuary Placing Actuaries (and Related Professionals)" seems to describe this best.
Pinnacle Actuarial Resources
Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. is an independent, full-service consulting firm that ranks among the largest property/casualty actuarial firms in the United States. Owned by our professional staff, we are large enough to provide a wealth of expertise and world-class solutions, yet small enough to be flexible, timely and cost-effective. We serve a wide range of captive managers, auditors, regulators, traditional insurers, self-insured employers and groups. Our areas of expertise also include predictive analytics, pricing and product management, loss reserving, reinsurance, litigation support and legislative costing. Pinnacle’s Commitment Beyond Numbers philosophy is built on four foundational pillars: expertise, superior communication, empathetic customer service and better business decisions. We are committed to meeting and exceeding your goals, business needs and expectations. Discover more about Pinnacle’s Commitment Beyond Numbers at www.pinnacleactuaries.com.
Verisk Insurance Solutions
Verisk Insurance Solutions is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. To serve our clients, we draw upon our vast experience in data management and our expertise in predictive modeling. We analyze data and present information on formats our customers can use. And we develop practical tools that integrate into our customers’ workflow.
In the United States and around the world, our products help customers protect people, property, and financial assets.
Verisk Insurance Solutions operates through units that offer risk-assessment services and decision analytics to professionals in many disciplines throughout the property/casualty insurance industry.
Willis Towers Watson
Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW ) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 territories. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas ̶ the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.
Actuarial Careers, Inc.
Actuarial Careers, Inc.® is a highly specialized executive recruiting firm exclusively dedicated to the placement and advancement of Chief Actuaries, Fellows, Associates and pre-Associates on a worldwide basis with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $1,000,000.
Our blend of advanced technologies and a unique team approach has made Actuarial Careers, Inc.® the fastest growing recruiting firm exclusively serving the actuarial community. Our dedicated Property & Casualty team is continuously surveying the market for top candidates and exciting new opportunities.
The entire professional staff of Actuarial Careers, Inc.® is committed to providing the finest service in the industry. Our institutional clients include insurance companies, consulting firms, investment banks as well as other sector employers offering traditional and non-traditional employment opportunities for actuaries. Actuarial Careers, Inc.® provides its services on both a contingency and retainer basis.
CARFAX has built the most comprehensive vehicle history database ever assembled with over 19 billion records covering virtually all cars, light trucks, and SUVs manufactured in the U.S. since 1981. We provide vehicle data from more than 100,000 data sources, including all state DMVs and many police departments, service facilities, and collision centers.
Insurance carriers have evaluated over 300 tests to validate the significance of using CARFAX vehicle history data to predict future claim frequency and severity. Over 80% of the largest carriers, are currently using CARFAX data within their daily operations - underwriting, rating, and claims. CARFAX data allows insurers to take an in-depth look at each vehicle rather than looking at the "average" vehicle in a class according to a symbol. Our clients attract and retain the best customers while mitigating substantial risk, simply by utilizing detailed vehicle history.
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Red Mountain Technologies
Red Mountain Technologies specializes in reliable automotive data for insurers across the country with AutoCheck's Vehicle History Service. We use the latest technology, to provide our customers insightful and in-depth data to make well informed underwriting and rating decisions about vehicles. The AutoCheck Vehicle History database is the most comprehensive vehicle background check available. This manifests itself clearly in the superior data quality by acquiring data from thousands of sources, including exclusive accident and structural damage data elements that are important for identifying problem vehicles. Along with providing vehicle history data, Red Mountain is able to assist their customers with technical and analytical support when using AutoCheck Vehicle history as a underwriting\pricing solution.
Gross Consulting has expertise across a wide range of property-casualty issues including reserving, pricing, capital modeling, reinsurance analysis, catastrophe risk management, predictive modeling, and enterprise risk management and provides consulting services across the industry.
Gross Consulting also offers its Cognalysis Software products, a suite of powerful software solutions for P&C actuaries, including its exciting new product: Cognalysis CLCM™ (Claim Life Cycle Model).
Cognalysis CLCM™ is a one-of-a-kind, revolutionary approach to understanding insurance results like never before. By applying predictive modeling techniques across the full life cycle of each individual claim, and then simulating projected results into the future, Cognalysis CLCM™ provides powerful insight into actuarial reserving, pricing, risk management and more.
Earnix integrated customer analytics software empowers financial services companies to achieve optimal business performance through data science and predictive analytics. The Earnix analytical solutions drive superior product, pricing and marketing decisions, while ensuring alignment with changing market dynamics. Earnix combines predictive modeling and optimization with real-time connectivity to core operational systems, bringing the power of analytic-driven decisions to every customer interaction. For more information visit www.earnix.com.
EY is a recognized leader in providing insurance and actuarial advisory services to life, health, property and casualty insurers and reinsurers. Our dedicated team of professionals span many disciplines and offer a well-rounded understanding of business issues and opportunities for our clients. We deliver high quality, multi-disciplinary and creative business solutions to the industry. Learn more at http://www.ey.com/us/actuarial.
The Travelers Companies, Inc.The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is the second-largest writer of commercial U.S. property casualty insurance, and the third-largest writer of U.S. personal insurance through independent agents. Selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers total assets of approximately $103 billion, shareholders' equity of $25 billion and total revenue of $27 billion, as of December 31, 2015. The company has operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Brazil (through a joint venture with J. Malucelli).
Travelers prides itself on offering students and new graduates enriching career opportunities through a variety of internship, development and leadership programs in areas that include actuarial science, finance, human resources, information technology, operations, product management and underwriting. For more information, visit travelers.com/StudentGrads.