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Consulting Actuary, Cheiron, Inc.
Elizabeth Wiley is a consulting actuary for Cheiron with 18 years of actuarial experience, primarily specializing in public pension plans. She began her career in Texas, working exclusively on public pension plans with a significant emphasis on local municipality plans for firefighters and police officers. In 2013, she moved to Cheiron and expanded her focus to include non-public safety plans and statewide systems while serving as Cheiron's Public Pension Coordinator.
Elizabeth’s experience includes actuarial valuations for both public and multiemployer plans, preparing and reviewing GASB disclosures, and providing analysis and client support regarding legislation. She also has experience designing, drafting, and implementing plan provisions including studies of impact and costs including collaboration with legal counsel and administrative staff. Recent projects include analyzing of options and developing possible new plans for a number of clients including projections of future outcomes and extensive work performing actuarial audits and assisting state auditors and legislative committees.
She annually gives presentations at a number of conferences and educational seminars related to the pension industry. Her conference presentations include many national trustee educational conferences, such as the National Association of State Retirement Administrators, the National Council on Teacher Retirement, the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems, the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, and local conferences such as the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems, the Mid Atlantic Plan Sponsors, and the Louisiana Association of Public Employees’ Retirement Systems. She has also written articles and papers on public pensions, and co-authored The Hybrid Handbook, an overview of public sector hybrid retirement plans.
In addition to service as a conference speaker and moderator, Elizabeth has also made presentations before retirement boards, city councils, state legislatures, union leaders, and employee groups. She serves on a number of boards and committees of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, the Society of Actuaries, and the American Academy of Actuaries.
Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (FCA), Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), an Enrolled Actuary under ERISA (EA), and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA). She has a Bachelor of Arts with majors in Economics and Psychology and a minor in Mathematics from Austin College in Sherman, TX, as well as a Master of Arts in Actuarial Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin.