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Missy Gordon, FSA, MAAA

Principal and Consulting Actuary
Minneapolis, MN, US

Tel: +1 952 8202478

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Professional Designations

  • Fellow, Society of Actuaries
  • Member, American Academy of Actuaries

Education

  • B.S (summa cum laude), Statistics with Actuarial Emphasis and Mathematics minor, St. Cloud State University

Current Responsibility

Missy is a principal and consulting actuary with the Minneapolis office of Milliman. She joined the firm in 2003.

Experience

Missy specializes in long-term care insurance. She has expertise with pricing and in-force management, including experience analyses, financial projections, compliance issues, and state insurance department rate filings. Missy also has experience with financial reporting, valuation, and asset adequacy testing.

Missy has assisted multiple clients with experience analyses and manages Milliman's internal research that analyzes industry experience to develop first principle assumptions and claim cost guidelines. In 2009, she coauthored a research report for the Society of Actuaries that studied industry experience transfers between care settings over the course of a claim.

Missy's extensive experience with rate filings encompasses both individual and group blocks with business subject to pre- and/or post-rate stability regulation. She participated in updating the rate increase section of the Academy of Actuaries Practice Note on Rate Stability Regulation. Missy coauthored the article "Mechanics and Basics of Long-Term Care Rate Increases" that is required reading on the Society of Actuaries Group and Health Core exam syllabus.

Affiliations

  • Former Co-Chair, Long-term Care Section Council of the Society of Actuaries
  • Former Chair, Alternative Products Track of the Intercompany Long-term Care Insurance Conference Organizing Committee
  • Former Member, American Academy of Actuaries Practice Note on Rate Stability Regulation Work Group
  • Former Member, Society of Actuaries Long-term Care Pricing Work Group
  • Former Member, Society of Actuaries Long-term Care Refinement Work Group
  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
    Work at Milliman