Denise Farnan, ACAS, MAAA

  • Principal & Consulting Actuary

Denise Farnan is a Principal & Consulting Actuary with Perr&Knight. Denise leads a team of consulting actuaries that provides analysis and guidance to clients for pricing, reserving and new product development for numerous personal and commercial lines.  Denise serves as the Appointed Actuary for multiple insurance companies.  Her actuarial experience includes Property & Casualty insurance rate and rule filings, new product development, ratemaking and reserve analyses.  Denise also leads Perr&Knight’s Predictive Analytics unit and has experience with predictive modeling projects including rate development, underwriting, independent peer review of models and claim analytics.

Prior to joining Perr&Knight’s Boca Raton, Florida office in 2008, Denise led the actuarial department at Bristol West Insurance Group, a non-standard auto insurer, where she was responsible for reserving, pricing indications, financial reporting and numerous research projects involving generalized linear modeling.  Her additional prior experience includes nine years at the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), holding various responsibilities including state actuary.

Denise Farnan has a Master of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Florida. Denise is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She has served as President of the Casualty Actuaries of the Southeast, a regional affiliate of the Casualty Actuarial Society, and has presented at industry conferences.

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