FINREP Florida Oct 19-20, 2022

2022 FINREP Forum

Everything You Need to Know About Financial Reporting for Insurance Companies



Pinnacle Actuarial Resources


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Dr. Jerry Parrish

Chief Economist & Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation

Dr. Jerry Parrish

Dr. Jerry Parrish is the Chief Economist and the Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation.  In that role, he is responsible for conducting in-depth analyses on the Florida economy and on solutions to help secure Florida’s future.

Dr. Parrish previously was the Chief Economist and Director of the Center for Competitive Florida at Florida TaxWatch. Prior to that position, he served as the Associate Director of the Center for Economic Forecasting & Analysis (CEFA) at Florida State University and has many years of experience in the private sector in management roles at international manufacturing companies.

Dr. Parrish is currently an Adjunct Instructor in the Masters in Applied Economics Program at Florida State University.  He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University, an M.B.A. from Bellarmine University, an M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University. He regularly publishes research reports and articles on the Florida economy and Florida’s competitiveness.

Charles Nyce, PhD

Robert L. Atkins Associate Professor of Risk Management & Insurance, Florida State University

Charles Nyce, PhD

Dr. Charles Nyce is the Robert L. Atkins Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance at Florida State University (FSU). He was an assistant professor at FSU from 2012 through 2018.  He previously served as the Associate Director of the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center (the Center) from 2009 through 2012. 

His main research areas are catastrophic risk pricing/financing and traffic safety/auto insurance.  He joined the Center in 2009 after serving as Senior Director of Knowledge Resources for the American Institute for CPCU.  He has authored numerous articles on a variety of risk management and insurance topics, including the relationship between insurance premiums and housing values, mitigation, demand for insurance, distracted driving, and catastrophic risk financing.  He has his PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and has taught risk management and insurance at LaSalle University, the University of Hartford, and the University of Georgia. 


Arthur Randolph, II

Principal & Consulting Actuary, Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc.

Arthur Randolph, II

Arthur Randolph is a principal and consulting actuary with Pinnacle Actuarial Resources managing the firm’s Atlanta, Georgia office. He has been in the insurance industry since 1998 and has been consulting since 2001. Art’s consulting career has focused on homeowners, commercial property, commercial multiple peril, workers’ compensation, medical professional liability, general liability, and commercial and personal automobile exposures.

Art provides actuarial consulting services to property and casualty (re)insurers, self-insured entities, risk retention groups, and captive insurers. In particular, he serves as the Appointed Actuary for numerous property insurance companies domiciled in Florida and in other weather catastrophe-prone states. Art’s core services include reserving, ratemaking, and risk transfer testing.

Art is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (AAA) and holds additional insurance designations. He is actively involved with the Florida Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the AAA P/C Extreme Events and Property Lines Committee.

Wes Strickland

Outside Counsel, Florida Property & Casualty Association & Shareholder, Colodny Fass

Wes Strickland

Wes Strickland serves as outside counsel to the Florida Property & Casualty Association. Mr. Strickland is a shareholder with the Colodny Fass law firm, where he heads the Insurance Regulatory and Corporate Transactions Practice in the firm’s Tallahassee office. He has been ranked by Chambers & Partners as one of Florida's top insurance lawyers.

With over two decades of experience handling insurance regulatory law and complex corporate transactions, he provides counsel to both domestic and international insurers and reinsurers, among others. He represents property and casualty insurers, as well as life and health entities, self-insurance funds, and various insurance-related entities in diverse regulatory matters.

Mr. Strickland has supervised multi-state compliance surveys and licensing matters for insurance companies, third party administrators, managing general agents, wholesale brokers, reinsurance intermediaries, insurance agencies, and manufacturers and sellers of service contracts and extended warranties. He routinely handles issues such as insurance holding company compliance, market conduct and financial examinations, company formation, multi-state expansion, corporate amendments, investment limitations, credit for reinsurance, and affiliate transactions. He has managed a wide variety of complex corporate and transactional matters for domestic and international insurers and holding companies and investors, including mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, stock offerings, restructurings, mutual holding company conversions, joint ventures, and reinsurance transactions.

Mr. Strickland also prepares and negotiates a wide variety of contracts and agreements, including managing general agent agreements, third party administrator agreements, insurance agency and broker agreements, cost allocation agreements, IT vendor agreements, and joint insurance marketing and affinity marketing agreements.

A member of The Florida Bar, Mr. Strickland is a graduate of Florida State University College of Law and Florida State University.


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