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Category Archives: From the President
A CEO’s Perspective: A Conversation with Brian Duperreault
For my President’s Message columns, I will be talking to distinguished actuaries who embody the new Envisioned Future for the CAS. Videos of these interviews will be available as Web Exclusives on the Actuarial Review website and the CAS YouTube channel. When Brian Duperreault agreed to be interviewed on his experience being an actuary, a CEO and an industry … Read more
An Enterprising Actuary: A Conversation with Adam Driussi of Quantium
For my President’s Message columns, I will be talking to distinguished actuaries who embody the new Envisioned Future for the CAS. Videos of these interviews will be available as Web Exclusives on the Actuarial Review website and the CAS YouTube channel. No one would call Adam Driussi an ordinary actuary. This Australian actuary has a deep entrepreneurial spirit. Eighteen years … Read more
From Actuary to CEO: A Conversation with Kathy Antonello
For my President’s Message columns published in the Actuarial Review magazine, I will be talking to distinguished actuaries who embody the new Envisioned Future for the CAS. Videos of these interviews will be available as Web Exclusives on the Actuarial Review website and the CAS YouTube channel. “I moved to Reno about 18 months ago for a new adventure and to … Read more
Posted in Actuarial Review, Communications, From the President.
Actuarial Review Presents: A Conversation With Frank Chang by Jessica Leong
Every CAS president has the opportunity to share a president’s message in each issue of the Actuarial Review. While many presidents have used this space to share their insight on current events or deep dives on the profession, I’m trying something different. For my president’s messages, I’ll share interviews with actuaries who embody our new … Read more
Highlights from the March 2020 CAS Board of Directors Meeting
Originally scheduled as an in-person meeting, the CAS Board quickly pivoted in light of growing travel restrictions to gather virtually on March 17 and continue our work on the strategic priorities of the CAS. Before I summarize the highlights from our meeting, I wanted to acknowledge and compliment the nimbleness of the CAS staff, Board, … Read more
The Future of the CAS
“Running a business without a strategic plan is like driving across the country blindfolded without a map.” You may have heard different variations on this quote, originally attributed to Forbes. You can fill in the last part of the simile with any number of activities requiring vision or, metaphorically, understanding. Whether you choose the literal or … Read more
Posted in Actuarial Review, From the President, Future of the Profession.
2019 CAS Spring Meeting: President’s Perspective
The 2019 CAS Spring Meeting in New Orleans has just concluded! As expected, it was a great meeting with tremendous presentations on a wide variety of topics. The CAS offered lots of opportunity to learn, discuss, and expand your knowledge while earning CE credits. The CAS also recognized 60 new Fellows and 253 new Associates. … Read more
Expectations for the CAS for 2019: My Presidential Goals
It is a tremendous honor to become the new President of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS). Last year brought several special challenges for the CAS. With lots of hard work from hundreds of volunteers we surmounted those issues and emerged stronger than ever. The CAS continues to be the premier educator of property casualty actuaries … Read more
High School Actuarial Day at DePaul University: Building a Diverse Pipeline for the Profession
The first High School Actuarial Day was held on April 18 at DePaul University in Chicago, led by the CAS. Our goal was to expose high school students of color to the actuarial profession. We partnered with DePaul and were joined by the SOA, The Actuarial Foundation, the International Association of Black Actuaries, the Organization of … Read more
Posted in Communications, Diversity, From the President, Future of the Profession.
On the Road with the CAS President: My Visit to USAA
One of the things I enjoy the most about serving as the CAS President is meeting with our members. CAS members are passionate about the organization and they ask me challenging questions. Our high level of member engagement makes the CAS especially strong. This was evident again during my recent visit with approximately 70 of … Read more
Posted in From the President, University Engagement.