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Knowledge CenterPinnacle is committed to bringing a fresh and innovative point of view to the insurance and financial services industries. We publish a wide range of thought leadership and industry analysis, monographs, newsletters, presentations and more. Feel free to explore our archives by utilizing our Filter Results below to learn more about the topics we cover or find a specific Pinnacle publication to meet your needs.

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Supporting MHSSAA and the Vitality of our Profession
Blog Posts, General, Community Involvement -

Commentary on NAIC’s Casualty Actuarial and Statistical Task Force White Paper – “Regulatory Review of Predictive Models”
Blog Posts, News, Predictive Analytics - Tag(s): NAIC, regulation, Predictive modeling

March 2020 APEX
Presentations - Captive Insurance, Start-Ups and Innovation, Authored by Gregory W. Fears, Jr. and Robert J. Walling III.

Commentary on Actuarial Standard of Practice No. 56 – “Modeling”
Blog Posts, Predictive Analytics, ASOP / Professionalism - , Authored by Greg Frankowiak. Tag(s): Modeling ASOP 56, Actuarial Standard of Practice, Actuarial Standards Board

February 2020 APEX
Presentations - How to Incorporate Simulated Data into Actuarial Research, Authored by Gary C. Wang and Michael K. Chen.

Connecting the Dots of Insurance Fraud Using Graph Analytics
Blog Posts, Insurance / Insurers, Predictive Analytics - , Authored by Radost Roumenova Wenman.

How We Celebrate at Pinnacle: Giving Back!
Blog Posts, News, Community Involvement - Tag(s): Community Involvement, Lurie Childrens Hospital, Build-A-Bear, giving back

January 2020 APEX
Presentations - Statements of Actuarial Opinion at Year-End 2019, Authored by Joseph A. Herbers and Aaron N. Hillebrandt.

Pinnacle Names Timothy C. Mosler Principal and Consulting Actuary
News Releases - , Authored by Timothy C. Mosler.

Data Quality—Why Hygiene Matters
Articles - Contingencies, Authored by Greg Frankowiak. Topic(s): Data Services, Predictive Analytics

Looking Back and Moving Forward
Blog Posts, General, News - , Authored by Joseph A. Herbers.

Cutting Down the NET
News - Lessons from the tipoff of NCAA's March Madness evaluation tool Tag(s): NCAA NET rankings, NCAA March Madness ranking, basketball predictive model

December 2019 APEX
Presentations - Three Perspectives on Peer Review, Authored by Erich A. Brandt and Darcie R. Truttmann. Topic(s): Community Involvement, Accountants/Auditors, Loss Reserving

Captives and Agribusiness
Blog Posts, Captives, Insurance / Insurers - , Authored by Aaron N. Hillebrandt. Tag(s): Captives, Agribusiness, agriculture and insurance, agriculture risk

Risk (and Opportunity) Everywhere
Articles - Captive Review , Authored by Robert J. Walling III. Topic(s): Captive Managers, Alternative Markets

November 2019 APEX
Presentations - State of the Florida Homeowners Market, Authored by Derek W. Freihaut. Topic(s): Insurers, Homeowners

Devastating Wildfires: Insurers Must Invest in CAT Modeling to Mitigate Increasing Risk
Articles - R&I Insights, Authored by Linda K. Brobeck. Topic(s): Insurers, Commercial Lines

5 Trends Signaling a Hardening MPL Market and What Insurers Should Do
Articles - R&I Insights, Authored by Timothy C. Mosler. Topic(s): Health Care/Medical Professional Liability, Insurers

The Insurance Industry Reckons with a New Era of Wildfires
In the Media - Insurance Journal Podcast, Authored by Linda K. Brobeck. Topic(s): Industry Associations, Insurers

September APEX: Digging Into the Modeling Lifecycle
Blog Posts, Apex Webinar, Predictive Analytics - , Authored by Greg Frankowiak and Radost Roumenova Wenman. Tag(s): APEX webinar, Predictive Analytics, Predictive modeling

October 2019 APEX
Presentations - An Update to Pinnacle’s Risk Retention Group Benchmarking Study, Authored by Erich A. Brandt and Gregory W. Fears, Jr. and Robert J. Walling III. Topic(s): Captive Managers, Alternative Markets

Work in SAS? Two SAS hacks I use every day (and you can too)!
Blog Posts, Predictive Analytics - Tag(s): SAS, multicollinearity

Pinnacle’s 2019 Risk Retention Group Benchmarking Study Released
News Releases - Tag(s): Risk Retention Groups, RRGs, Loss Development, Underwriting

2019 Risk Retention Group Benchmarking Study
Papers - 2019 RRG Benchmarking Study - *Sign in required to view*, Authored by Erich A. Brandt and Gregory W. Fears, Jr. and Robert J. Walling III.

Matthew Berglind to Lead Marketing Communications for Pinnacle Actuarial Resources
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