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Art Randolph

Florida’s Property Insurance Market

The Wind Is (Finally) Blowing

Florida’s Property Insurance Market
With Hurricane Hermine bearing down on Florida, I recognized that I could not physically do anything to assist my sister and her family in Jacksonville (or my friends and extended family throughout the state), nor my insurance company clients that admirably serve the communities that will be affected by the storm. However, Hermine obligates me to contemplate the potential impact she may have on the underwriting results and financial solvency of Florida property insurers, and how the property insurance landscape might be altered.
The Actuary as Strategic Partner
Aaron Hillebrandt September 01, 2016 Posted in: Blog Posts, General
I commonly run into situations where the actuary is viewed simply as the supplier of a commoditized product. I would submit that the actuary’s role has been expanding and evolving in recent years, and this trend will continue – as it should. 
How Windproof is Investor Confidence in Insurance-Linked Securities?
Brett Parmenter August 31, 2016 Posted in: Blog Posts, Reinsurance
When I heard about Tropical Depression 9, which is likely to become a Tropical Storm and at one point had the potential to make landfall as a hurricane in the Gulf Coast states, I recalled the executive roundtable discussion I attended at the Casualty Actuarial Society’s recent Seminar on Reinsurance (CARe). The roundtable participants discussed the long-term impacts of capital markets in the reinsurance industry.
Where in the World are Black Actuaries?
Daniel Teuma August 23, 2016 Posted in: Blog Posts, General
I first heard the word “actuary” as a boy growing up in the Central African country of Cameroon. It was not until many years later, after I had completed my first bachelor’s degree and obtained a visa for the United States, that my dream of becoming an actuary finally began to come true.
Join Pinnacle for the CAS Midwest Actuarial Forum’s Fall Meeting
Zach Brogadir August 18, 2016 Posted in: Blog Posts, General
The Midwest Actuarial Forum (MAF) will hold its Fall Meeting at the Marriott Hotel in Normal, Illinois on Friday, September 16th. As Vice-President of the MAF, I’m excited about bringing this dynamic organization to central Illinois. It’s a wonderful and convenient opportunity for local actuaries to come together, learn and meet fellow professionals from other companies, as well as pick up some valuable continuing education (including professionalism).
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