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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 been in the property/casualty industry since 2001. 

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 industry professionals 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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March 2020 APEX
Captive Insurance, Start-Ups and Innovation
Authored by Gregory W. Fears, Jr. and Robert J. Walling III.

October 2019 APEX
An Update to Pinnacle’s Risk Retention Group Benchmarking Study
Authored by Erich A. Brandt and Gregory W. Fears, Jr. and Robert J. Walling III.

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