The FENG Insurance S.I.G.

Next Meeting

When:

01/31/2019 – 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

Grant Thornton
757 Third Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets)
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 712.432.0360 Access code: 588787#

Agenda:

Please join us for an Andrew Edelsberg presentation on the
Kroll Bond Rating Agency and their outlook for the insurance industry.

The following topics will be addressed:

- KBRA, a different kind of rating agency
- The outlook for the insurance industry
- Their view of the banking sector


Biography:
Andrew Edelsberg
Managing Director, Insurance
Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Andrew Edelsberg is a Managing Director in the Insurance group at Kroll Bond Rating Agency. Andrew was hired in November 2015 to head the newly established insurance ratings team. Before coming to KBRA, Andrew worked for A.M. Best for over 15 years in the Life/Health Ratings Division. At A.M. Best, he managed several analytical teams that provided rating coverage for diverse groups of domestic life/health insurers.

Additionally, Andrew authored and oversaw the writing of research articulating A.M. Best’s credit opinion of life/health insurers as well as the rating agency’s position on industry issues. He often advised his peers on technical issues related to debt securities, rating tools and the rating process. For several years, Andrew was a standing member and co-chair of the Life/Health rating committee. Prior to this, Edelsberg was an Associate Analyst in the Life Insurance group at Moody’s Investors Service. Previously, he was an actuarial analyst at The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and worked on insurance company audits (mostly of life insurers) while at the public accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand. Andrew received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with concentrations in Actuarial Science and Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Fellow of LOMA’s Life Management Institute, and has passed the Level I exam of the AIMR Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.

The meeting schedule is:
4:30 – 4:45 PM Networking
4:45 – 5:00 PM Introductions and Housekeeping
5:00 – 6:00 PM Speaker, Andrew Edelsberg
6:00 – 6:30 PM Networking


Please bring a name badge, your resume, business cards and be prepared with your elevator speech to the meeting.





ALUMNI VERY WELCOMED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.



Please bring a name badge, a list of target companies, your resume, tent cards (with name), business cards and be prepared with your elevator speech to the meeting.

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 712.432.0360 Access code: 588787#

Directions

757 Third Avenue is between 47th and 48th Streets, near Grand Central Terminal


About the Insurance S.I.G.

Insurance Special Interest Group

It is the mission of the FENG Insurance SIG to promote an open and inclusive dialogue within the Insurance profession on best practices for both the leadership and technical areas. It is the purpose of the Insurance SIG to promote an open and inclusive dialogue providing a venue to network with other industry professionals and continue learning about current and innovative trends in this industry.

Members of our group include current and in-transition CEOs, CFOs, CAOs, Tax leaders, Treasurers, FP&A leaders, Controllers, Strategic Finance leaders, Actuarial leaders etc. We endeavor to grow our membership across all manner of insurance companies focused Life, P&C, Health, consumer and/or commercial risks.
Typically, our meetings in conjunction with the Banking SIG takes place in New York City on the 3rd Tuesday of every month with the goal of inviting expert guest speakers on relevant topics, and we encourage our members to participate in robust Q&A and a friendly exchange of viewpoints.

Meeting information is as follows:
Grant Thornton Building
757 Third Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets) -
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 515-739-1034
Access code: 588787#
Please mute your phones *6.


Remember to bring:
• Business cards
• Name tag if you have one

S.I.G. Leadership

Joel Salomon
joel@salaurmor.com
(917) 520-8703

Future Meetings

02/12/2019
04:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Grant Thornton
757 Third Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets)
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 712.432.0360 Access code: 588787#


For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Joel Salomon
joel@salaurmor.com
(917) 520-8703

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