Elizabeth A. Wiley FCA MAAA FSA EA

Consulting Actuary, Cheiron, Inc.

Contact Information
Cheiron, Inc.
8300 Greensboro Dr.
Suite 800
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: 703-893-1456
Email: ewiley@cheiron.us
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.


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407 - ADEC vs Fixed Rate Plans - Other ASOP 4 Issues 2024 CCA Annual Meeting (October 29, 2024)

Public Plans Workshop 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 18, 2023)

Service Purchases in Public Retirement Systems 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 16, 2023)

The CCA White Paper v.2.0 2023 CCA Annual Meeting (October 16, 2023)

Impact of Inflation and Current Investment Environment on Public Plans 2023 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 05, 2023)

Ethics: A Special 100-Minute Presentation Ethics: A Special 100-Minute Webinar (November 16, 2022)

Bias in Actuarial Work: A Primer Bias in Actuarial Work: A Primer Webinar (October 26, 2022)

Social Security Considerations for Public Pensions 2022 CCA Annual Meeting (October 17, 2022)

Identifying and Assessing Bias in Pension and Healthcare 2022 CCA Annual Meeting (October 17, 2022)

Language Matters: Talking About Political Context 2022 CCA Annual Meeting (October 17, 2022)

Revised Qualification Standards 2022 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 04, 2022)

Ethics 2022 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 04, 2022)

ASOP 56 2021 CCA Annual Meeting (October 27, 2021)

Public Policy Advocacy in the Public Pension Arena 2021 CCA Annual Meeting (October 26, 2021)

Public Plans Workshop 2021 Enrolled Actuaries Conference (May 07, 2021)

The Flip Side: Pension Benefits Assessment 2020 CCA Virtual Annual Meeting (October 20, 2020)

GASB 67/68/74/75 Revisited GASB 67/68/74/75 Revisited Webinar (August 19, 2020)

ASOP 27 and 35 Revisions and ASOP 51 Lessons Learned ASOP 27 and 35 Revisions and ASOP 51 Lessons Learned Webinar (November 13, 2019)

Teachers Never Die: Pub-2010 in Practice 2019 CCA Annual Meeting (October 30, 2019)

Implementing GASB 74 and 75 - Lessons Learned 2019 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 08, 2019)

Public Sector Mortality: New Tables, Administrative Issues and Credibility Measures 2018 CCA Annual Meeting (October 23, 2018)

Risk Management and Measurement for Public Plans 2017 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (April 03, 2017)