Events & Webinars

February 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Eastern)

February Apex Discussion Series - Diagnosing Your Predictive Model

Thursday, February 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern (1:00 p.m. Central)

Registration is open for our February APEX Webinar.

Join Director and Consulting Actuary Linda Brobeck and Consulting Actuary Tom Kolde as they explore model diagnostics and methods to evaluate the modeler’s decisions.

We encourage interaction with our presenters; please feel free to submit questions before the webinar to: We will address them during the webinar. You will also have the ability to submit questions in ‘real-time’ during the webinar.

This webinar may qualify for up to 1 hour of continuing education.


Linda K. Brobeck, FCAS, MAAA, CSPA, is  a Director and Consulting Actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. in the San Francisco, California office. Linda has been in the property/casualty insurance industry since 1986 and has been providing actuarial consulting services since 2011. Her consulting career has focused on ratemaking and predictive modeling for several lines of insurance including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, and professional liability. Linda serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Program Planning Committee for the CAS and is a member of the CAS Examination Committee.

Thomas R. Kolde, FCAS, MAAA, is a Consulting Actuary with Pinnacle in the firm’s Chicago office. Mr. Kolde joined Pinnacle in 2013 and has 12 years of experience in the insurance and risk management industry including 9 years in a consulting role. His experience includes analysis of unpaid claim liabilities and predictive analytics for a variety of commercial, personal and specialty lines of insurance. His clients include organizations from a number of industries including insurance, retail, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, health care and public administration. He has served as president of the Midwestern Actuarial Forum and co-chaired the CAS’s R Working Party. He is a former member of the CAS Examination Committee and the CAS Committee on Reserves. 

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. is offering webinars to provide relevant, thought-provoking and practical ideas and information on current issues in the insurance and financial services community. Pinnacle's monthly webinars, titled APEX Discussion Series, delivers need-to-know information to your desktop. Gain relevant information and practical ideas distilled for immediate application. Webinars will typically be available on the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. ET and are available free of charge. Participants will be able to submit questions electronically during the webinars.

About Pinnacle
Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. is an independent actuarial and management consulting firm that’s large enough to provide a wealth of expertise and world-class solutions—yet small enough to be flexible, timely and cost-effective. Owned by our professional staff, Pinnacle ranks among the largest property-casualty actuarial firms in North America. Our Commitment Beyond Numbers philosophy is built on four foundational pillars, empathetic customer service, superior communication, expertise and better business decisions, that guide us to find the right solutions for our clients.


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