February 2009 Meeting

Event: February 2009 Meeting

Topic:  Opportunities and You – Society of Actuaries 

The Marketing and Market Development Plan (MMDP) continues to cultivate opportunities for the profession, creating demand for actuaries and a dynamic image of the profession in the minds of the public. Mr. Bykerk will discuss what the SOA will be doing in 2009 with regard to the MMDP to achieve these goals, as well as discuss how volunteering can benefit your career..

Substitute Speaker:  Greg Heidrich, Executive Director, Society of Actuaries.
Our scheduled speaker, Cecil Bykerk, was unable to travel to attend this meeting.

Speaker:  Cecil D. Bykerk, FSA, MAAA, FCA, RHU, FLMI, BA, MS
                        President, CDBykerk Consulting, LLC, Omaha, NE

Mr. Bykerk was Executive Vice President and Chief Actuary at Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company prior to starting his consulting career in 2004. During his 25-year tenure at Mutual of Omaha, he served in various life and health actuarial positions, serving his last 13 years as Chief Actuary.

Prior to being President of the Society of Actuaries, Mr. Bykerk served on its Board of Governors as vice president and on the Executive Committee during which time he focused on education and examination by leading an effort for major change to the education and examination system and processes.   

Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009  
3:30 Registration  /  4:00 Speaker  /  5:00 Hors d’oeuvres reception

Location:  Blue Cross & Blue Shield of IL, CAL Auditorium A
                    300 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601

Cost:   Free.  Nonmembers are welcome.

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