Category Archives: Opinions

Here’s what we think about various insurance subjects. Enjoy!

Greg Stone Achieves Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics Designation

Our consultant Greg Stone was recently designated a Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics (CSPA) by the CAS Institute. Greg is one of the leaders of our Predictive Analytics consulting practice, and he joins Dorothy Andrews, Karen Landrum, and Paul Ferrara in our firm as CSPA’s. You can learn more about how we can help you … Continue reading Greg Stone Achieves Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics Designation »

Paul Ferrara Achieves Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics Designation

Our consultant Paul Ferrara was recently designated a Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics (CSPA) by the CAS Institute. Paul is one of the leaders of our Predictive Analytics consulting practice. Paul joins Dorothy Andrews and Karen Landrum in our firm as CSPA’s. You can learn more about how we can help you with your analytics needs … Continue reading Paul Ferrara Achieves Certified Specialist in Predictive Analytics Designation »

Greg Stone Reaches ACAS Designation

Merlinos consultant Greg Stone recently achieved the designation of Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society. Greg has been in the actuarial and insurance field since 2007, joining Merlinos in August of 2013. He is one of the leaders of our predictive analytics practice. Congratulations, Greg!

Merlinos & Associates Names New Principals

Merlinos & Associates is proud to announce that Michael Berman and Rebecca Freitag have been named the firm’s newest principals. “Both Michael and Rebecca have demonstrated their ability to deliver strong client relationships, creative solutions, and diligent project management.  We believe their dedication to quality work and customer satisfaction will help ensure the success of … Continue reading Merlinos & Associates Names New Principals »

Does the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act “Gut” Biggert-Waters?

Six months ago we wrote about the 2012 Biggert-Waters Act (BW-12) and people’s reactions to it at that time.  In the intervening six months, a lot of reacting has happened.  Most importantly, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIAA) was passed. After Biggert-Waters was passed, there was a public outcry.  It was so universal across … Continue reading Does the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act “Gut” Biggert-Waters? »