1 March 2022ILS

Promotions at Pinnacle

Pinnacle Actuarial Resources has promoted Greg Fears Jr and Radost Roumenova Wenman to senior consulting actuary and Trenton Lipka to consulting actuary.

“Pinnacle believes in being a place where talented actuaries can become leaders—at our firm and in our profession,” said Joe Herbers, managing principal of the Bloomington, Illinois, based business. “Greg, Radost and Trenton embody that culture. They are accomplished professionals who live Pinnacle’s values, serve as great advocates for our clients and are emerging leaders in the actuarial consulting field.”

Fears has been in the property/casualty insurance industry since 2001 and has experience in loss reserving, funding studies, loss cost projections, captive feasibility studies, risk margin calculations and a variety of actuarial analyses for insurance companies. He serves on the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) and American Academy of Actuaries Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar Joint Program Committee.

Wenman joined Pinnacle in 2016 and has worked in the property and casualty industry since 2006. She has specialized in pricing and product development, focusing on developing homeowners, private passenger auto and commercial lines pricing solutions via advanced predictive models. Wenman is also a member of the CAS Actuarial Review committee.

Trenton Lipka is Pinnacle’s newest consulting actuary, joining in 2017. He has experience in assignments that include loss reserving and loss cost projections, among others, working with loss reserve analyses for group captive insurers writing workers’ compensation, general liability, auto liability, auto physical damage and inland marine.

“We are pleased to congratulate Greg, Radost and Trenton on their promotions,” Herbers said. “Although their practices, years of service and areas of expertise vary, they are all knowledgeable practitioners and excellent members of Pinnacle’s consulting team.”