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Mark Tanner, FSA, MAAA, MBA

Mark Tanner has 14 years of actuarial and insurance leadership, working in reinsurance, disability income, annuities, property/casualty, and health. Following are a few examples of Mark's experience:


  • Designed new type of structured annuity at F and G
  • Developed first click-to-purchase disability income insurance in the United States
  • Created National Consumer Cost Tool allowing Blues plan members in more than 20 states to view the typical cost of 54 elective procedures at facilities in their area
  • Developed new PPO High Performance Network for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas


  • Set credited rates for all deferred annuities at MassMutual and F and G (over 8b in force)
  • Primary pricing decision maker for disability income and other living benefits at Munich Re; led team of AXIS modelers for disability income pricing
  • Chief actuary of Puerto Rico business unit at Assurant; oversaw pricing for all five product lines
  • Performed annual experience analysis and pricing changes by region for Aetna's stop loss insurance products
  • Stochastically modeled impact of guaranteed minimums on credited rates during steeply falling interest rate environment
  • At Aetna, redesigned group long-term disability insurance rating system


  • Served as Appointed Actuary for two life companies, including a client's captive reinsurance company
  • Signed off on reserves; led creation of annual statement actuarial exhibits and reports
  • Successfully represented clients to regulators and auditors

Mark has the necessary experience and education (basic and continuing), per the Academy of Actuaries Qualification Standards for Prescribed Statements of Actuarial Opinion, to render a public statement of actuarial opinion.


12/19/19 - Insurance Strategies Consulting

AVP and Actuary, F and G: 11/18 to 10/19

Lead Pricing Actuary, Living Benefits Munich Re US: 11/14 to 11/18

Chief Actuary, Puerto Rico Assurant: 7/12 to 10/14

Actuary, MassMutual: 9/10 to 6/12

Actuarial Associate, Health Care Service Corporation: 12/08 to 6/10

HR Planning and Organization Consultant, CEMEX: 6/07 to 11/08

Actuarial Analyst, Aetna: 6/03 to 7/05

In addition to his actuarial and consulting skills, Mark is known for his innovative presentations at client and actuarial conferences, which are highly praised by both technical and non-technical audiences. Mark lived and worked for several years in Latin America and is fully fluent in Spanish. He has a passion for cross-border collaboration in both professional work and humanitarian endeavors.

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