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Pinnacle Welcomes Legare Gresham, Jing Liu and Radost Wenman as Consulting Actuaries

Jun 2, 2016, 09:21 AM
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Bloomington, IL – Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. has announced that Legaré W. Gresham, Jing Liu and Radost Wenman have all joined the firm as Consulting Actuaries.

Legaré W. Gresham, FCAS, MAAA, has over ten years of experience in the property/casualty practice area. She has a Master of Industrial Statistics degree from the University of South Carolina and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering & French from Vanderbilt University. Ms. Gresham has worked extensively with traditional insurers, captive insurers and self-insureds, including public entities. Her expertise includes loss reserving, pricing and product management, proforma financial modeling and regulatory support. Ms. Gresham is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She currently serves on both the Examination and University Liaison Committees of the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Jing Liu, FCAS, MAAA, is a Consulting Actuary in the San Francisco, California office. She holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Actuarial and Computer Science from Purdue University. Ms. Liu has over 15 years of experience in property/casualty insurance, in both actuarial and underwriting capacities. Her experience includes assessing reserve and funding adequacy for captives, managing a portfolio of the reinsurance treaties as well as ratemaking and rate filings. Ms. Liu’s prior professional experience includes working with a variety of organizations, including a big four accounting firm, a multi-national reinsurer, two large domestic insurers and a rating agency. She is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Radost Wenman, FCAS, MAAA, is a Consulting Actuary in the San Francisco office. She holds a Master of Science degree in Statistics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Stanford University. Ms. Wenman has over nine years of experience as a pricing actuary in the personal lines segment. In this role, she has developed home and auto pricing solutions through the design and implementation of advanced predictive models. Ms. Wenman is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Pinnacle’s Managing Principal, Joe Herbers, ACAS, MAAA, CERA, stated, "Pinnacle is experiencing tremendous growth in both the Bay Area and the southeastern U.S. Given the ever-increasing demand for our services, we are extremely pleased and proud to welcome Ms. Gresham, Ms. Liu and Ms. Wenman to the firm. Each of them brings distinctive actuarial and analytical expertise, as well as commitment to providing superior communication and empathetic customer service, all of which empower our clients to drive better business decisions. We look forward to Legaré’s, Jing’s and Radost’s continued professional success with Pinnacle."

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. is an independent, full-service actuarial firm focused on the property/casualty insurance industry. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ill., the firm also has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Indianapolis and San Francisco. Pinnacle is owned by its professional staff and ranks among the largest property/casualty actuarial firms in the United States. To learn about Pinnacle’s Commitment Beyond Numbers, visit www.pinnacleactuaries.com.

Pinnacle New Actuaries
 Pictured, l
eft to right: Legaré Gresham, Jing Liu, and Radost Wenman.
(Photo courtesy of Pinnacle Actuarial Resources.)

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