Sigma Chapter's 2011-2012 Professional Exam Passers


For students in the Risk Management and Actuarial Science fields, passing exams given by professional societies is of critical importance to their professional development. The Sigma Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma encourages our members to take these professional exams while still in college. These rigorous exams are given by various educational organizations in the Risk Management and Actuarial Science fields, and the Sigma Chapter is proud of our members who have completed this difficult task. These include exams for the CEBS, CPCU and ARM designations, as well as actuarial exams sponsored by the Society of Actuaries. The following is a list of the recent exams passed by our members, as well as a brief overview of what that exam entails.

For lists of Professional Exam Passers from previous academic years, click below.


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CEBS CPCU ARM SOA
Certified Employee Benefits Specialist Chartered Property/Casualty Underwriter Associate in Risk Management Society of Actuaries
 

Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS)


In the employee benefits and compensation field, the oldest and most respected professional credential is CEBS - the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist. CEBS was established in 1977 through a partnership of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The CEBS designation carries an eight-course requirement and is highly respected in the employee benefits field.


GBA 1 (Group Health Plan Design)

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Peter Adonizio

Spencer Birkel

Adam Blom

Rachel Calvitti

Christina DeSilva

Volha Heben

Lawrence Knox

Justin Lopiccolo

Lisa Monica

Onisha McDonald

Shannon O'lone

Jamie Richman

Vincent Rocchi

Christina Snyder

Hai Tran

Abby Truesdell


GBA 2 (Group Benefits Management)

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Elizabeth Alcamo

Patrick Curboy

Justin Lopiccolo

Gabriella Nurkiewicz

Jamie Richman

Samuel Sussman

 


GBA 3 (Health Care: Financing, Quality and Reform)

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Patrick Curboy

Nicole Kozak

Samuel Sussman

Jamie Richman


RPA 1 (Retirement Plan Design)

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Anna Wirth-Granlund

Samuel Sussman


RPA 2 (Asset Management)

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Samuel Sussman


Chartered Property/Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

The Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation is the most respected professional designation in the property and casualty insurance industry. The American Institute of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters grants the CPCU designation to individuals who have completed eight courses in risk management and insurance and have complete three years of service in the insurance industry.

CPCU 500

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Sibanengi Masuku

Thomas Metzger

Daniel Palatnik

Nick Patrylak

Christopher Rockelman

Vy To

Stephanie Wolff

Kathryn Volio


CPCU 520 (Insurance Operations, Regulations, and Statutory Accounting)

CPCU 520 continues from CPCU 510 by covering more foundational material such as insurance operation, regulation, marketing, underwriting and claims adjusting.

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the summer and fall of 2011:

George Morton

Kirk Spingler

Donita Stevens

Russell Wainwright

       
       
   
   


CPCU 551 (Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance)

CPCU 551 concentrates on commercial insurance aspects rigorously focusing on property loss exposures; building and personal property coverage and causes of loss forms.

The following student completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding exam:

Ryan Hope

Sibanengi Masuku

Kirk Spingler


CPCU 553

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Teron Richardson


CPCU 557

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Vy To

 

 


Associate in Risk Management (ARM)

The Associate in Risk Management designation is based on possessing in-depth knowledge in both the practical skills necessary for risk management as well as adapting those skills to changing circumstances. The requirements for attaining the ARM designation consist of passing three courses.


ARM 54 (Risk Assessment)

ARM 54 discusses basic concepts in risk management. Establishing risk management programs, the risk management progress, legal foundations, property assessment, liability, cost forecasting, and cash flow analysis are many of the topics covered.

The following students have completed this examination:

Matthew Sills


ARM 55 (Risk Control)

ARM 55 provides a comprehensive overview of risk control for specific loss exposures and selecting / implementing the appropriate techniques in specific insurance situations..

The following students have completed this examination:

Matthew Sills


ARM 56 (Risk Financing)

ARM 56 provides a conceptual introduction of risk forecasting and risk financing techniques.

The following students completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding exam during the summer of 2011:

Peter Baute

Darshan Desai

William Evans

Ryan Hope

Saraya Hyder

Sibanengi Masuku

Christine Morrison

Matthew Muscarella

Tho Nguyen

Amit Neuman

Teron Richardson

Matthew Sills

Gina Smith

Leah Sofield

Kiara Somner

Kirk Spingler

Jason Singleton

Vy To

Mark Treml

 
       
       
       

Society of Actuaries (SOA)

The Society of Actuaries is dedicated to promoting high standards of professionalism, education, and research in the actuarial field. Actuaries in the United States achieve professional status by passing a set of examinations administered by the Society of Actuaries. Exams include Probability (P/1), Financial Mathematics (FM/2), and Actuarial Models (MLC/3). These exams are quite rigorous and have low pass rates nationally. Gamma Iota Sigma would like to congratulate those that have passed these exams in the spring of 2011and fall of 2011 . Below is a list of graduate students and undergraduate students, the exam they have passed, and the month in which they passed the exam.


Exam P (Probability)

Exam P has as its goal the development of knowledge with regard to probability. Practical application of this knowledge towards problems in actuarial science is emphasized.

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Zan Dustin Ali

Tiana Britton-Davison

Han Chen

Ping-yeh Chiang

Wenjing Ding

Seth Ehrlich

John Gambill

Fangzheng(Rebecca) Geng

Suhyeon Gim

Adam Gitzes

William Fiala

Brian Hood

Bo Hu

Wanwoong Jeng

Xinyue(Sherry) Jiang

Kevin Keebler

Taiwei Kuo

Minjun Kwon

Richard Lee

Jiajia Li

Derek Long

Yuting Lu

Christina Marinello

Nurual Farhanna Noor Saidi

Joseph Schiavo

George Schuler

Yisrael Schwartz

Tara Tachovsky

William Thorsson

Steeve Towa

Yanan Wang

Molly Whittle

Eddie Yang

Jianchun Yang

Tianzhixi Yin

Ruoxi Zheng

Brian Zhu


Exam FM (Financial Mathematics)

Exam FM covers discrete and continuous interest theory, applying fundamental concepts of financial mathematics to calculating the present and future values of various cash flows. In addition, the course also provides an introduction to financial instruments, such as derivatives and arbitrage.

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Huda Adnina Abaziz

Didem Alkan

Zan Dustin Ali

Ka Wing Au

Tiana Britton

Aleksandar Dimitrijevic

Wenjing Ding

Seth Ehrlich

John Gambill

Adam Gitzes

Fangzheng(Rebecca) Geng

Brian Hood

Megan Hood

Xinyue(Sherry) Jiang

Jennifer Jorgensen

Elazar Klein

Kevin Keebler

Taiwei Kuo

Richard Lee

Derek Long

Max Meltzer

Rodman Moore

Qi Rao

Yisrael Schwartz

Reena Shanker

Daniel Shaw

Sun Ah Shim

Michael Szeto

Graeme Thornton

Kelly Tietjen

Yanan Wang

Dong Wu

Chang Liu

Eddie Yang

Wen Zhu

Justin Malmgren

Afeshuhaida Othman

Ruoxi Zheng


Exam M (Actuarial Models)

Exam M has recently been split into two parts, Exam MLC (Contingencies) and Exam MFE (Economics). They are graded separately and students are not required to take the two concurrently. The material in these exams follows the theoretical basis of certain actuarial models as well as the application of those models to insurance and financial risks.

MLC

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring, summer, and fall of 2011:

Joey Chi

Michael Dochney

Qi(Gladys) Guan

Weiran Zhuang

Blair Freeman

Isaac Zlatkin

Taiwei Kuo

MFE

The following students have completed this course and successfully passed the corresponding examination during the spring and summer of 2011:

Brandon Emerson

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