Ruth Coleman started in the actuarial and insurance field in 1996. Her background includes information technology, system design, and software development/implementation across several lines of insurance business. Some highlights of her career experience include:
- Working with clients and their software vendors to determine and extract data requirements from source policy administration and claims management systems then writing programs and queries to perform data scrubbing and verification of data integrity.
- Converting data from various client systems to a common format used by the Experience Modification application, working with actuaries to completely redesign the Experience Modification worksheet output for ease of readability.
- Worked with various clients’ data and personnel to calculate annual dividends, setting up procedures and reports to facilitate client communication with their agents and policyholders concerning the dividend rules and policyholder requirements.
- Writing, documenting, and maintaining a retrospective rating application adhering to the rules stated in the NCCI Retrospective Rating Manual.
- Worked closely with actuaries and actuarial analysts to generate reports necessary for annual NCCI submissions.
- Using transactional data to generate datasets which represent clients’ prior evaluations for the purpose of creating actuarial analysis reports such as loss development triangles.
- Writing technical specifications for enhancements to a large insurance software program, including specifications for new reinsurance tracking, deductible tracking, and invoicing modules.
- Speaker at the 2014 DAVID Users’ Conference in San Francisco promoting the Business Rules Engine (BRE) module with standing room only attendance.
- Project lead on client implementations of Policy Admin and Claims Management systems.