Past Employer Biographies

Securian Presentation - Managing Anti-Selection in the Employee Benefits Market - 3/21

Melanie Robbins, FSA, MAAA, and CERA

Melanie has been at Securian Financial since graduating from UW-Madison in May 2016. Melanie currently works as an actuary on the Employee Benefits Solutions Development Team, supporting product development and strategic projects for the Group market.

Matt Zuber, FSA and CERA

Matt graduated from UW-Madison in December 2012 and has been with Securian Financial since. Matt works as an actuary on the Group Life Case Underwriting team, consulting on the pricing, analysis, and risk management of the more dynamic and complex Group life cases.

Oliver Wyman Presentation - 3/24

Joe Kalin

Joe Kalin is a Consultant with the Actuarial Practice of Oliver Wyman and is based in in Chicago. He has been with the U.S Life Team at Oliver Wyman since his first internship in 2018. Joe has experience in model building and has worked on projects that involved GAAP Long Duration Targeted Improvements (“LDTI”), calculation validation, actuarial transformation, assumptions review and model findings. Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, Joe worked as an assistant underwriting analyst at Atlas Financial Holdings. He is proficient in Python, R, SQL, and Microsoft VBA.

Casey Wang, ASA

Casey Wang is a Consultant with the Actuarial Practice of Oliver Wyman and is based in Chicago. Her primary responsibilities are to provide actuarial consulting services to various insurance entities and organizations. Prior to joining Oliver Wyman in 2021, Casey worked at New York Life in their Valuation team where she performed the GAAP valuation for traditional life products and their Experience Study team preparing experience studies for the same line of business for the year of 2020. Casey graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, majoring in Applied Mathematics. She is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries.

Willis Towers Watson Presentation - 3/29

Ashley Lederman, FSA, EA

Senior Associate

Working at WTW since 2013

UW-Madison alumna

Dan Hougard, ASA


Working at WTW since 2017

UW-Madison alumnus

L Lindblom


Working at WTW since 2019

UW-Madison alumna

Toyo Borgmann


Working at WTW since 2021

UW-Madison alumnus