Author Archives: Bob Searson


About Bob Searson

Bob Searson is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Casualty Actuarial Society. Engaging the Next Generation of Actuaries

The actuarial career is highly sought after by those who know about the profession. However, this is where the problem lies — many high school students preparing for college are unaware of what an actuary does, and what the actuarial profession entails. As a result, the Joint CAS/SOA Committee on Career Encouragement and Actuarial Diversity … Read more »

Have You Completed Your Continuing Education Requirements for 2013?

With 2013 already half way over it’s important to remember to complete your continuing education (CE) requirements. There are multiple ways to earn CE credits through the CAS. Listed below are a variety of CE opportunities that the CAS is offering to facilitate the professional development and career advancement of its members:  Attend upcoming CAS … Read more »

Actuary Ranked as the Best Job in 2013

Recently the actuarial profession has been seeing a lot of attention in the media, as the  profession was just ranked 2013’s top U.S. job by The 200 jobs analyzed for the study were selected for their relevance in the current labor market, as well as the availability of reliable data from the Bureau of … Read more »

Q&A With CAS CERAs Part 2

In our last CAS Roundtable blog post, Q&A With CAS CERAs, a few CAS members shared their experiences with achieving their CERA credentials, such as preparing for the exam and attending the required seminar. In part 2 of the CAS Roundtable blog post, Sandy Wu, Bryan Ware, and Avraham Adler are joined by a new participant, … Read more »


The CAS welcomed its inaugural class of candidates who earned the CERA (Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst) credential in the fall of 2012. The purpose of the CERA designation is to promote actuaries in the field of ERM. The credential identifies actuaries who meet stringent education requirements in ERM and are governed by a strong code … Read more »