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CAS Announces Inaugural Class of CERAs

09/21/2012 —

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The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is pleased to announce its inaugural class of candidates who have earned the CERA (Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst) credential. The international credential identifies actuaries who meet stringent education requirements in ERM and are governed by a strong code of professional conduct.

The fall 2012 class includes:






  1. Avraham Adler, FCAS, CERA
    Vice President
    Guy Carpenter & Co. LLC
    Morristown, NJ
  2. David Patrick Moore, FCAS, CERA
    Vice President & Actuary
    CNA Insurance Companies
    Chicago, IL
  3. Vikas P. Shah, FCAS, CERA
    Baldwin & Lyons, Inc.
  4. Jared G. Smollik, FCAS, CERA
    Insurance Services Office, Inc
    Jersey City, NJ
  5. Bryan C. Ware, FCAS, CERA
    Employers Insurance Group
    Reno, NV
  6. Sandy Wu, FCAS, CERA
    Vice President & Actuary
    Allied World Assurance Company
    Pembroke, Bermuda

As Fellows of the CAS, these individuals completed the following additional educational requirements for earning the credential with the CAS:

  • Successful completion of the three-day CAS Enterprise Risk Management and Modeling Seminar for CERA Qualification.
  • Achievement of a passing score for Exam ST9, Enterprise Risk Management Specialist Technical, of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (U.K.).

These new CERAs will be recognized during the 2012 CAS Annual Meeting, being held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida at the Walt Disney World Swan Hotel, November 11-14.

Details on the CAS CERA program can be found on the CAS Website at

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