June 17th Webinar Teaches You to Say Anything to Anyone

Leadership Effectiveness – How To Say Anything To Anyone

6/17/2020 - 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM CT

Want to be better with your business communications? Whether with clients, colleagues, or supervisors, communication is a big key in being successful. So how do you become a more effective communicator? This webinar, presented by Shari Harley – President of Candid Culture, provides attendees with concrete action items to help you establish trust in your working relationships, set expectations, and ultimately help you become a better communicator and consultant.

CCA Webinar Policy Expansion Aimed to Help Those Working Remotely

The Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA) understands that social distancing rules, remain in place orders, and other responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have changed the world in which we live. As an organization focused on delivering high-quality continuing education to our members and the profession at large, we already have a robust distance-learning webinar series with flexible pricing options for individuals and groups. However, in recognition of this new environment, we are modifying our webinar policy for group registrations to ensure that those who are now working from a home office can join with their co-workers and participate in leading-edge continuing education.

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Plan Terminations – Lessons Learned & New Perspectives

4/22/2020 - 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM CT
Credits: EA Non-Core 1.50, CPD 1.50

There is always something new to learn as you guide a plan sponsor through a plan termination. Presenters address some lessons learned as well as pitfalls to avoid, including the insurer perspective regarding the annuity purchase and hear from experts on tips for a smooth execution for your next plan termination.

Note that any allocation of EA credit depends on the actual content of the session.


1. Jennifer L. Greenwell - Mercer
2. David Geloran - BCG Pension Risk Consultants
3. Russell S. Proctor - Pacific Life Insurance Co.
4. Meryl A. Feigenbaum - Buck


Single-Employer Plan Funding Rules Refresher

5/13/2020 - 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM CT
Credits: EA Core 1.50, CPD 1.50

As interest rates used for single-employer funding calculations have decreased and the corridor begins to expand after 2020 plan years, actuaries may encounter funding rules they have not used recently. The presenters provide a refresher on funding rules such as funding balances, benefit restrictions, and at-risk rules.


1. Grace Katherine Lattyak - Aon
2. Julie Sachs - Fidelity Investments
3. Michael Antoine - Buck
4. Joseph C. Anzalone - River and Mercantile

The CCA Staff Remains Here for You

The staff of the CCA will be working remotely during our normal business hours in response to the current COVID-19 situation.  As always, our Customer Service e-mail at conference@ccactuaries.org will be monitored to ensure we are meeting your needs.  If you wish to contact staff directly via e-mail, please use the Staff Directory to find the appropriate person and contact information.

If you wish to contact staff via phone, please contact our office at 847-719-6500 and leave a message or use our dial-by-name directory to leave a message for the appropriate person.  All voice messages are automatically forwarded to staff at their remote locations.

Updated: April 3, 2020

CCA Member Spotlight

 “Gold Medal Optimist”

There is no doubt that we are living in trying times. All of us have been asked to adjust our daily lives in ways that can be difficult. Some complain and then there are people like Travis Gaertner. Take a moment to get to know this two-time Paralympic gold medalist and CCA member in our newest Member Spotlight.

Free Digital Access to The Wall Street Journal Now Available to Members

CCA members may now access their complimentary digital membership to The Wall Street Journal. From breaking news to politics, business and more—get a global perspective with unlimited digital access to the Journal.

To activate your subscription, login to the CCA website and visit the Wall Street Journal Subscription page under Member Resources.

For more information and FAQs, please visit here.


Special Offer for Newly Credentialed Actuaries

Actuaries who have received their SOA, CAS, or EA credential within the last 12 months are eligible to receive 50% dues for the first 3 years of membership*. This means that for $212.50, you will receive the same great benefits as other CCA members.

To take advantage of this offer, simply select the category that the Newly Credentialed (within last 12 months) Discounted Dues category that applies to you on the application.  Join today!

*Offer only available to first time members

Find a Consulting Actuary

The Directory of Actuarial Consultants allows you to search for a consulting actuary based on contact information, practice area (Retirement, Health & Welfare, Life, and Casualty), type of firm, or scope of practice.

Get Involved With the CCA

There are a variety of ways for CCA members to participate. For more information, view our Get Involved With the CCA interactive graphic, where the responsibilities and time commitments for each opportunity are outlined.

Once you match your talents and interests, please complete the Member Engagement form.

Experienced CCA volunteers are encouraged to volunteer for the Board of Directors. To help you determine whether this is a match for your talents, consider the duties involved. Contact the CCA office at conference@ccactuaries.org for details.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Become a strategic sponsor of the CCA and immerse yourself in the world of the top purchasers and influencers in the marketplace for public and private pension instruments, employee benefits, and healthcare services.

Engage with industry leaders one-on-one - with the kind of undivided attention that only comes with interpersonal exchanges by becoming a CCA Sponsor.

Click here to learn about the various Sponsorship Opportunities available, including the Annual Meeting, Enrolled Actuaries Meeting, and Webinars.

To secure your sponsorship or discuss sponsorship options, please contact Marie Shaw at 847-719-6500 or by email at mshaw@ccactuaries.org.