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

AREAS OF FOCUS

Audit SupportLife and AnnuityRegulatory

BACKGROUND

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

  • Member of American Academy of Actuaries Principle-Based Reserving Analysis Template Group (2020)
  • 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