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Gregory W. Fears, Jr.

Greg Fears is a Consulting Actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. in the Bloomington, Illinois, office. He has 15 years of experience in the property/casualty industry. He is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and an Associate in Risk Management.

Mr. Fears has considerable experience in assignments involving loss reserving, funding studies, loss cost projections, captive feasibility studies, risk margin calculations, simulation methods, deductible analysis, cost allocation mechanisms, financial analysis of insurance companies, commercial lines ratemaking and competitive analysis.

Mr. Fears has made numerous presentations to brokers regarding loss reserving, future loss projections and how their company’s characteristics impact their actuarial calculations. He also works with the students and faculty at Illinois State University by assisting with the compilation of data for academic research, and discussing the actuarial profession with current and prospective actuarial science majors.

Mr. Fears’ research interests lie heavily in the analysis of industry annual statement information to identify prevailing reserving trends among industry sectors.

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July 6 2017 APEX Discussion Series
Causes of Recent Reserve Development
Authored by Erich A. Brandt and Gregory W. Fears, Jr..

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An Updated Look at RRG Financial Exam Costs
Authored by Erich A. Brandt and Gregory W. Fears, Jr. and Robert J. Walling III.

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