Marc Altschull, FSA, MAAA, CFA

Senior Consulting Actuary & Life Practice Leader

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries
  • Member of the American Academy of Actuaries
  • Chartered Financial Analyst

EDUCATION

  • B.S., Actuarial Mathematics & Economics
    University of Michigan

Marc Altschull has been in the actuarial field since 1993.  His career includes leadership positions at insurance carriers and investment firms.  His experience includes:

  • Creating asset and liability models for life insurance company appraisals and cash flow testing.
  • Developing an Asset/Liability Efficient Frontier for a client to determine an optimal investment strategy for its life insurance block of business.
  • Marketing and performing asset assumption reviews for life insurance clients.
  • Pricing sensitivity and stochastic mortality analyses.
  • Modeling of term policies for the securitization of XXX reserves.
  • Performing reviews of new products and identifying opportunities for risk mitigation.
  • Risk management leader for a life insurance company and an investment management company.
  • Preparing and presenting risk management report and annual risk reviews.
  • Analyzing actual investment results relative to forecasts and tracking derivative investment expenses to compare against plans.
  • Facilitating the development of an allocation methodology for desired spread asset classes.
  • Conducting industry survey on pricing mortality assumptions and cash flow testing practices for structured settlements and group payout annuities.
  • Developing and leading business plans to market investment management services to insurance companies.

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Vice Chair for American Academy of Actuaries Life Valuation Committee (2019-Present)
  • Treasurer for Chartered Financial Analyst Society Atlanta (2017-Present)
  • Chairman for Society of Actuaries Investment Section Council (2009)

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Quest for Fixed Annuity Profits, Resource, August 2003
  • Impact of Dynamic Policyholder Behavior on Capital Requirements, Stochastic Modeling Symposium 2003
  • Modeling Credit Risks, Risks and Rewards, February 2001