Frank Todisco FCA MAAA FSA EA

Chief Actuary, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Contact Information

U.S. Government Accountability Office
441 'G' Street, NW
Washington, DC 20548
Frank Todisco is Chief Actuary at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). As Chief Actuary, he serves as an expert advisor to GAO mission teams and the Congress on actuarial issues of national interest, including those related to retirement security, health care, life and casualty insurance, and major federal programs and policies in these areas. Prior to joining GAO, Mr. Todisco was the Senior Pension Fellow at the American Academy of Actuaries, where he served as the actuarial profession’s chief policy liaison and media spokesperson on retirement security issues. Prior to his service at the Academy, Mr. Todisco was a principal for Mercer Human Resource Consulting in New York, where he was one of the firm’s leading actuaries on retirement security issues. Mr. Todisco is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (FCA), and an Enrolled Actuary (EA). He was a Board member of the Actuarial Standards Board (ASB) from 2015-2017, serving as Vice Chair of the Board for 2016 and 2017, and is also former Chair of the ASB Pension Committee. Mr. Todisco has a bachelor’s degree (AB), cum laude, in economics from Princeton University and a master’s degree (MA) in economics from The New School for Social Research.

CCA Member Since 2013

Other Pension Subset

Talking Risk 2018 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 09, 2018)

ASOP 51: Assessing and Disclosing Pension Risk ASOP 51: Assessing and Disclosing Pension Risk Audio/Webcast (February 28, 2018)

Risk is the Word—Evaluating and Communicating Risk for Public Pension Plans 2017 CCA Annual Meeting (October 24, 2017)

ASB Standards for Pension Actuaries 2017 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 04, 2017)

2017 Professional Standards Seminar 2017 Professional Standards Seminar (April 02, 2017)

ASB Activities on Public Plans Issues 2016 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 12, 2016)

ASB Standards for Pension Actuaries 2016 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 12, 2016)

Pension Risk Transfer from Different Perspectives 2016 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 11, 2016)

ASOPs Update ASOPs Update Audio/Webcast (September 30, 2015)

New ASOPs 2015 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 14, 2015)

ASB Standards for Pension Actuaries 2015 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 13, 2015)

Pension Symposium: Retirement Security – A Call To Action Pension Symposium: Retirement Security – A Call To Action (March 30, 2011)

Public Plan Funding - An Emerging Crisis 2011 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 29, 2011)

Saving DB Plans: A Call to Action! 2010 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2010)

The Future of Retirement (or "Where will we be in 2030?") 2010 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 14, 2010)

Communicating Uncertainty 2009 CCA Annual Meeting (November 04, 2009)

Pension Symposium: Retirement Security – Where Are We Headed? Private and Public Sector Challenges a Pension Symposium (April 13, 2009)

Pension Symposium: Monday Morning Quarterback Pension Symposium: Monday Morning Quarterback (April 01, 2009)

Professional Standards Affecting Pension Actuaries 2009 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 31, 2009)


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