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Undergraduate Mathematics Seminar

What's An Actuary?

Roger Offerman, FSA, Security Benefit

Abstract: This talk will cover the topics of what an actuary does, where actuaries work and live, an overview of the actuarial exam process, classes at K-State that can help prepare you for actuarial exams, and company sponsored actuarial exam and study programs. The intended focus is to provide an overview of the actuarial profession and a roadmap to obtaining an actuarial designation. Understanding the actuarial science profession, what actuaries do all day, and an introduction to the actuarial professional examination.

Roger Offermann, FSA, is Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary at Security Benefit in Topeka, Kansas. He has worked at Security Benefit since 1995 and previously worked at Nationwide Life Insurance in Columbus, Ohio prior to coming to Security Benefit. He has a B.S. in Secondary Education (Math and Music), Concordia University Seward, Nebraska, and an M.S. in Applied Mathematics, University of Missouri Columbia.

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Monday, September 21 at 1:30pm to 2:20pm

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Lecture, Colloquia, Seminar


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