Shannon has more than 18 years of experience as a healthcare actuary pricing group health benefits. In her role at Lockton, Shannon provides actuarial expertise in the following areas: Health Reform Financial Modeling, IBNR reserve certifications, COBRA rate certifications, Actuarial value of plan design changes (including
CDHP), Analysis of stop-loss risk, Comparison of network pricing, Medicare Part D actuarial attestations, Analysis of funding options (fully insured vs.
self-insured), Detailed analysis of claims data and Budgeting in a multioption environment, accounting
Prior to joining Lockton, Shannon was Vice President, Director of Actuarial Services for Wachovia Insurance Services (formerly Palmer & Cay), a national employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm. Prior to that, Shannon was the stop-loss actuary with Employers Reinsurance Corporation.
Shannon received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Mississippi and a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She is an Associate in the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.