Virtual Career Talk: How to Build a Career as an Actuary

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Future Students
Current Students
The public

Join the Department of Mathematics & Statistics for our first [virtual] Actuarial Career talk of this year with a very special guest speaker. Stephen Butz, FSA, MAAA, Director – Actuarial Science at CareSource will be talking to us about the key ingredients of a successful Actuarial Career. He also welcomes questions and participation by students who are interested in Actuarial Science as a potential career path.


Stephen Butz is a professional health actuary with over 35 years of industry experience. He is currently the Director of Actuarial Science at Dayton-based CareSource with responsibilities spanning actuarial activities in Medicaid, Marketplace (Individual ACA), and Medicare products, including financial performance, forecasts, IBNR, rate filings, team development, the Actuarial Study Program and recruiting.

Stephen started his actuarial career with 13 years as a consulting actuary in Chicago, providing client support for pricing, product development, annual statements and reserves for life and health-related products. Prior to joining CareSource, he worked for more than 20 years at Health Care Serve Corporation, the Blue Cross Blue Shield plan for five states, including Illinois and Texas. At HCSC, served as the Appointed Actuary responsible for $3.4 billion in actuarial reserves; prepared actuarial opinions and memorandums, which were presented to the board of directors; led actuarially related components of internal and external audits initiated by departments of insurance, CMS, IRS, and independently engaged financial audits; responsible for Actuarial Study Program and recruiting.

For information, contact
Julan Al-Yassin
Director of the Actuarial Science Program
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