Academy Recognizes 12 Emerging Actuarial Leaders With the Rising Actuary Award
WASHINGTON—The American Academy of Actuaries recognized 12 young and recently credentialed actuaries with its Rising Actuary Award at the Academy’s 2023 Annual Meeting: “Envision Tomorrow” in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 13.
“Young actuary leaders represent the future of the actuarial profession, bringing innovation, new perspectives and skills, and an embrace of leadership roles to guide it into the future,” 2022–23 Academy President Ken Kent said at the awards presentation ceremony in Washington. “They are essential to the continuing success and growth of the U.S. actuarial profession.”
The Academy established the award last year to encourage the development and emergence of actuarial leaders 35 years old and younger or credentialed 10 years or less. Kent praised the 12 recipients as “blazing new paths, with professionalism and a commitment to lead our profession.” They and their employers are:
- Megan Brown, MAAA, ASA, Cambia Health Solutions
- Shruti Gupta, MAAA, ASA, KPMG
- Joseph Lebel, MAAA, FSA, EA, New York City Office of the Actuary
- Christopher Ludwiczak, MAAA, FSA, Cheiron Inc.
- Angela McShane, MAAA, FSA, CERA, Ernst & Young LLP (U.K.)
- John Miller, MAAA, FSA, Milliman
- Alissa Nordin, MAAA, FSA, Prime Therapeutics
- Peter Ott, MAAA, FCAS, Swiss Re
- Anthony Pistilli, MAAA, FSA, CERA, FCA, CPC, Axene Health Partners
- Justin See, MAAA, ASA, Blue Cross of Idaho
- Monica Shokrai, MAAA, FCAS, Google Inc.
- Samuel Tashima, MAAA, FCAS, Aon
Learn more about the recipients and the award in the November/December 2023 issue of Contingencies magazine.
[Media only: Photos of the award recipients are available by contacting Academy Director of Communications and Public Affairs David Mendes at email@example.com.]
The American Academy of Actuaries is a 19,500-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public and the U.S. actuarial profession. For more than 50 years, the Academy has assisted public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues. The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries in the United States.