Gary Monnin is the founder and retired President of Hause Monnin Consulting in Austin, Texas. Gary was a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Gary began his actuarial career after graduation from Colgate University in 1971, and subsequently, attained his Master's Degree in Actuarial Science from Northeastern University.
For the first 16 years of his career, Gary worked for State Mutual Life Assurance Company, Great Southern Life Insurance Company, and American Founders Life Insurance Company. Following that, his career was in consulting.
Throughout his career, Gary was involved in all aspects of pricing, valuation and business consulting with life and health carriers. In the self-funded area, he was involved in pricing benefits, performing financial and rate analyses, and assisting in reinsurance negotiations. Gary also worked closely with state insurance departments and state Guaranty Associations and was an expert witness in a number of life and health cases.
Gary is a past President of the Actuaries' Club of the Southwest.
Gary established a corporate culture for Hause Monnin Consulting that exhibited the highest regard for his clients' needs - timely, cost-effective, and excellent consulting performed with the utmost integrity. Even though he is fully retired, the culture he promoted continues with the existing staff at Hause Monnin.
Gary has moved on from daily duties of actuarial consulting to working on his golf game, woodworking, volunteering at his church and spending time with his family and friends. We appreciate the excellent contributions Gary has made to the industry and profession.