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November 19, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Eastern)

November APEX Webinar - State of the Florida Homeowners Market

Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern (1:00 p.m. Central)

Registration is now open for the Pinnacle APEX Webinar, State of the Florida Homeowners Market.

Join Derek Freihaut, Art Randolph and Michael Paradiso as they examine the implications of recent events in the state’s homeowners market on ratemaking and reserving and discuss what lies ahead for the industry.

We encourage interaction with our presenters; please feel free to submit questions before the webinar to: APEXsupport@pinnacleactuaries.com. We will address them during the presentation as time allows. You will also have the ability to submit questions in "real-time" during the session.

This webinar may qualify for up to one hour of continuing education.

Presenters:

Arthur R. Randolph II, FCAS, MAAA, CPCU, ARM, ARe, is a principal and consulting actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, managing the firm’s Atlanta, Georgia, office. He has been in the insurance industry since 1998 and has been consulting since 2001. Mr. Randolph’s consulting career has focused on medical professional liability (MPL), commercial and personal property, workers’ compensation (WC), commercial and personal automobile, general liability, commercial multiple peril, and title exposures. Mr. Randolph provides actuarial consulting services to property and casualty (re)insurers, self-insured entities, risk retention groups (RRGs), and captive insurers. His core services include reserving, ratemaking, risk transfer testing, funding allocations, and developing experience and retrospective rating plans.

Derek W. Freihaut, FCAS, MAAA, is a principal and consulting actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources in the Bloomington, Illinois office. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Economics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. He has been in the property/casualty insurance industry since 2002. Mr. Freihaut has considerable experience in assignments involving loss reserving, funding studies, loss cost projections, captive feasibility studies, risk transfer analyses, and personal and commercial lines ratemaking. He currently serves as vice chair on the AAA Committee on Property-Liability Financial Reporting (COPLFR).


Michael Paradiso, ACAS, MAAA, is an associate actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources in the Chicago, Illinois, office. He holds a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from Illinois State University. He began working in the property/casualty insurance industry in 2016. Mr. Paradiso has experience in assignments involving loss reserving, loss cost projections, captive funding and feasibility studies and personal lines ratemaking. He has worked with loss reserve analyses and funding studies for group captive insurers writing workers’ compensation, general liability, auto liability and auto physical damage coverage. He also works with feasibility studies for single-parent captives that write coverage for enterprise risks. He has also contributed on rate indications for personal property insurers writing homeowners and dwelling fire coverage.  

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. offers webinars to provide relevant, thought-provoking and practical ideas and information on current issues in the insurance and financial services industries. Pinnacle's monthly APEX webinars are typically available on the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. ET free of charge. Participants may submit questions electronically during the sessions.

About Pinnacle
Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. is an independent actuarial and management consulting firm that’s large enough to provide a wealth of expertise and world-class solutions—yet small enough to be flexible, timely and cost-effective. Owned by our professional staff, Pinnacle ranks among the largest property-casualty actuarial firms in North America. Our Commitment Beyond Numbers philosophy is built on four foundational pillars, empathetic customer service, superior communication, expertise and better business decisions, that guide us to find the right solutions for our clients.


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