Rich Piazza, ACAS, chief actuary for the Louisiana Department of Insurance (LDI), has been awarded the Robert Dineen Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to the State Regulation of Insurance. The award, given by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), recognizes a staff member of an insurance department who has made a significant contribution to state regulation of insurance. Piazza began working at the LDI in 1992 and is responsible for actuarial analysis for all lines of insurance.
Captive Review has included CAS Board member Robert J. Walling III, FCAS, MAAA, CERA, among its “Power 50” list for 2016. The list recognizes key influencers in the global captive insurance industry and includes votes from nearly 5,000 captive insurance professionals. Walling is a principal and consulting actuary for Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc. in Bloomington, Illinois. Walling has been consulting in the captive insurance space since 1997.