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Robert L. Howe

Significant Professional Accomplishments

Bob is a consultant for Insurance Strategies Consulting. He has chaired the design group and managed a week-long training program for new financial examiners, which is co-sponsored by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE). This program won an Award of Excellence from the American Society of Association Executives and has continued for the past twelve years.

Bob has served as a resource person and frequent instructor in the Ken Smith Financial Regulation Program conducted each year at Drake University. This is a two-week program directed to more experienced property and casualty financial regulators.

Bob has served on the Board of Governors of the Society of Financial Examiners and as a member of the Executive Committee. He was elected President of the Society for 1991 - 1992 and was presented the Society's Founders Award in 2000.


2012 - ISC Strategies Consulting, Inc. (West Des Moines, IA)

2002 - Insurance Strategies Consulting, LLC (West Des Moines, IA)

CONSULTING ACTUARY. Clients include domestic and international insurance companies, regulatory bodies and marketing organizations.

Iowa Insurance Division, State of Iowa

Deputy Commissioner and Chief Examiner 1985 - 2002
Responsible for the financial oversight of 220
Domestic insurance companies

Examiner-In-Charge 1975 - 1985
Supervised an examination team (typically 5-8
members) and was responsible for examination of all major life and health issues

Actuarial Examiner 1964 - 1975
Coordinated and performed all actuarial phases of
Insurance company field examination work

Educational Background:

Drake University, Bachelor of Science
Major: Actuarial Science
St. John's University
Graduate work in Human Relations
Professional Employment History:

Professional Designations

CFE - Certified Financial Examiner
CIE - Certified Insurance Examiner
CGFM - Certified Government Financial Manager
AIR - Accredited Insurance Receiver

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