Kirk Braunius, ASA, MAAA

Senior Consulting Actuary


  • Associate of the Society of Actuaries
  • Member of the American Academy of Actuaries


  • B.A., Mathematics
    William Paterson University


Audit SupportHealth & DisabilityRegulatoryWorkers’ Compensation


Kirk Braunius started in the actuarial and insurance field in 1985.  His career includes time with Coopers & Lybrand, Kwasha Lipton, and Prudential Reinsurance.  His experience includes the following:

  • Work with state regulatory authorities on the financial examinations of over 100 health insurers and numerous property & casualty insurers. Includes leading multiple large multi-state coordinated examinations incorporating over 20 states and over 30 companies totaling $50 billion annual premium.
  • Identify exceptions, and propose examination recommendations related to carried reserve amounts, regulatory compliance issues, and internal controls over the reserving process.
  • Provide actuarial audit support to independent auditors.
  • Conduct analyses of self-insured health plan costs and funding requirements.
  • Conduct reserve analyses for self-insured health plans and health insurers.
  • Property and casualty reserve analyses for insurance companies and self-insured entities.
  • Review health rate flings and long term care rate filings rate filings for state regulatory authorities. Make recommendations to regulators regarding the validity of requested rate changes.
  • Review property and casualty rate filings rate filings for state regulatory authorities.
  • Implement funding and feasibility studies for captive insurers.