Mission Statement

The mission of the Actuarial Science Industry Advisory Board at Saint Joseph’s University is to promote the education and professional development of undergraduate actuarial science majors at SJU. To achieve this mission, board members will engage in the following activities:

  • Provide employment and internship opportunities to qualified students
  • Offer shadowing experiences in corporate, consulting, and regulatory settings
  • Serve as guest speakers and lecturers on campus to explain the practical applications of actuarial science and the rigors of the professional examinations
  • Mentor talented students to advance their professional development and assist in their transition from academic to employment environments
  • Assist in the development of the educational curriculum to ensure that the program remains vibrant and contemporary
  • Meet semi-annually to discuss the progress and success of the board in achieving its mission and make appropriate modifications to tactics and objectives

List of Members

  • Michael P. Blivess, FCAS, MAAA (retired from active actuarial practice)
    Previous experience: Principal and Consulting Actuary at Milliman, Inc. in Wayne, PA; Reliance and CIGNA Insurance Companies in Philadelphia, PA; Maryland Casualty and Prudential Reinsurance (now Everest Reinsurance) Companies; President and Board Member of Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region (CAMAR).
  • Lesley R. Bosniack, FCAS, MAAA
    Director of Capital Management and Analytics at Maiden Reinsurance (formerly GMAC Reinsurance) in Mount Laurel, New Jersey
  • Robert V. DeLiberato, FCAS, MAAA
    Actuarial Executive in Residence and Chairperson of the Industry Advisory Board for the Actuarial Science program at Saint Joseph’s University
    Previous experience: Reliance and CIGNA Insurance Companies, and the Insurance Company of North America
  • Kenneth R. Frohlich, Ph.D., FCAS, ASA, J.D. (retired from active actuarial practice)
    Previous experience: CEO of CIGNA in Japan and Taiwan, CEO of CIGNA Surety, Chairman of Reliance Direct Auto Insurance Company, Chief Actuary of Reliance and Aetna Insurance, and CFO of CIGNA’s domestic agency property/casualty division. Currently an Attorney practicing law in PA, NJ, and before the US Tax Court and an Adjunct Professor in the Mathematics Department of Saint Joseph’s University.
  • D. Scott Lamb FCAS, MAAA
    Senior Vice President at McKee Risk Management, Inc. in King of Prussia,     Pennsylvania
  • Gary Levenbach, FSA, MAAA
    Director of Actuarial Executive Development Program at CIGNA
  • Deborah Lurie, PhD
    Associate Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Actuarial Science Program, Saint Joseph’s University
    Previous experience: Statistical Consultant and Principal in the consulting firm DSL Associates, Inc.
  • Leslie R. Marlo, FCAS, MAAA
    Consulting Actuary for Madison Consulting Group
    Previous experience: Managing Director of the Actuarial Services Practice at KPMG LLP in Radnor, Pennsylvania
  • Daniel Rachfalski, FSA, MAAA
    Vice President of Actuarial Services for Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Linda K. Stone, FSA, EA
    Recently retired from Towers Watson (served as East Region Retirement Business Leader)
    Previous experience: KPMG; Provident Mutual
  • Timothy L. Wisecarver, FCAS, MAAA
    President of the Pennsylvania and Delaware Compensation Rating Bureaus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Robert G. Whitlock, Jr, FCAS, MAAA
    President and Chief Executive Officer of The Philadelphia Contributionship
    Previous experience: Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Actuary of Harleysville Insurance Companies in Harleysville, PA; CIGNA Insurance Companies in Philadelphia; Prudential Insurance Companies in Holmdel, NJ