SOA Strategic Planning – Mission and Vision Second Poll

 by Emily Kessler, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA SOA Senior Fellow – Intellectual Capital   We’re now in phase two of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Strategic Plan development process.  We are as

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SOA Strategic Planning – Mission and Vision Poll Result

 by Emily Kessler, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA SOA Senior Fellow – Intellectual Capital   We’re now in phase two of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Strategic Plan development process.  Our S

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SOA Recap from NAIC 2015 Fall National Meeting

Insurance industry professionals gathered this November in National Harbor, Maryland, for the 2015 Fall National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). SOA members and

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The Many Faces of General Insurance Candidates

Candidates pursuing the Society of Actuaries (SOA) General Insurance track come from all over the world with a wide array of educational, cultural and professional backgrounds. What makes someone purs

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Photos from the 2015 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit

View photos from the 2015 SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit in Austin, TX, Oct. 11-14. This photo gallery includes images of professional development sessions, member discussions, the general session

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In Pursuit of SOA General Insurance FSA

Gennady Stolyarov II, ASA, is in the final stages to attain the FSA General Insurance credential. Stolyarov is the Lead Property/Casualty Actuary for the Nevada Division of Insurance, where he reviews

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Actuary on Top Job List

The career of an actuary continues to be on best job lists, and now it is on the list for millennials. The Wall Street Journal ran a story about the top jobs for millennials, with actuary in the top f

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SOA Insights from the NAIC 2015 Summer National Meeting

This August insurance industry professionals gathered in Chicago for the 2015 Summer National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). SOA members and staff attended the

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Seeing Through the SOA Strategic Planning Process

by Emily Kessler, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA   SOA Senior Fellow - Intellectual Capital "However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results."  -- Winston Churchill T

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SOA Bylaws Amendments Questions & Answers

On April 20, 2015, the Society of Actuaries Board of Directors approved several Board resolutions. One of those resolutions is designed to make the SOA Board more effective by reducing its size, while

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