I have passed Actuarial Exams: P/1, FM/2 and am currently studying for MFE/3F (expected sitting Spring 2013). My work experience is in the retirement field, running the annual funding valuations for pension plans and creating the valuation report, running benefit calculations, and running many other analyses such as FAS Reports and projections. Also, I am responsible for
I have passed Actuarial Exams: P/1, FM/2 and am currently studying for MFE/3F (expected sitting Spring 2013). My work experience is in the retirement field, running the annual funding valuations for pension plans and creating the valuation report, running benefit calculations, and running many other analyses such as FAS Reports and projections. Also, I am responsible for day to day client relations with sponsors of retirement plans (both Pension and 401k Plans) and have experience running compliance testing on both 401k Plans and Pension Plans.
In addition, The focus of my Master's Degree is on Data Mining and Analysis. I have project experience building and validating models using data from a dynamic data sources. Some examples of my work is forecasting donors for a charity mailing, predicting the likelihood of buying insurance, and analyzing crime data.
Most of the models were build with SPSS but I have experience building models and working with data in SAS, Matlab and R. In addition I have experience using SQL and writing regexes in Perl.
Data Analyst @ Responsible for Data Analysis From May 2013 to Present (2 years 8 months) Actuarial Analyst @ Responsible for updating client data, creating benefit calculations, running liabilities in Proval, and preparing the yearly valuations for multiple pension plans.
Also responsible for yearly government filings with PBGC and the DOL and working with auditors to finalize the form 5500.
Have been the day to day contact for retirement plans ranging from one participant to thousands. Handling any inquiries the Plan Sponsors would have regarding their plan.
Also acted as a TPA for some defined contribution plans in addition to defined benefit plans.
Assisted in compliance testing and any necessary corrections for both defined benefit and defined contribution plans. From January 2011 to May 2013 (2 years 5 months) 401k Administrator/Consultant @ Managed multiple retirement plans on the day to day dealings, dealing with inquiries from employers and employees, and keeping multiple retirement plans running smoothly.
Responsible for completing quarterly plan valuations and accumulating data and reporting findings to plan managers about plan activity.
Started as an 401(k) Administrator and promoted to a Consultant role within six months. The promotion resulted in more day to day client contact and responsibilities in managing plans. From March 2010 to December 2010 (10 months) Intern @ Helped update and document research models dealing with the cost of hiring and the persistency of new insurance producers
Used VBA to help fit a distribution to the data from the models and analyze the results using actuarial methods
Assisted in developing Producer panel research surveys and finding new producers to participate From June 2008 to August 2008 (3 months)
Masters of Arts, Statistics, 3.1 @ Central Connecticut State University From 2010 to 2012 Bachelors of Arts, Mathematics/ Actuarial Sciences @ The University of Connecticut From 2005 to 2009 Thomas Zagorski is skilled in: Actuarial Exams, SPSS, R, SQL, SAS, Perl, SPSS Clementine
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