Roberta Garland is responsible for the actuarial consulting practice of Garland Actuarial LLC. She brings a broad range of business experience to her clients.
Roberta earned a B.A. degree in mathematics, cum laude, from Fordham University. After graduating from Fordham, Roberta joined ISO (Insurance Services Office) in New York City where she worked on rate-making, statistical reporting, and regulatory filings. From New York, she moved to California to join Fireman’s Fund Insurance Companies. At Fireman’s Fund she had responsibility for reserving, directing the preparation of state rate filings, evaluating credit risk in the reinsurance portfolio, and developing workouts of troubled reinsurers. Roberta was appointed Assistant Vice President, and Corporate Reserving Actuary for the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Companies.
Prior to founding Garland Actuarial, Roberta was a consulting actuary with Arthur Andersen, serving clients in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. She has extensive experience in risk evaluation and reserve analysis for corporate clients, reserve analysis and statements of actuarial opinion for the insurance industry, regulatory filings, and in the evaluation of mass tort and other liabilities. Roberta is experienced in litigation support, and in providing expert witness testimony in legal proceedings.
Roberta is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, and member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She has served on numerous CAS committees including the Examination Committee, the Committee on Ratemaking, the Committee on Volunteer Activities, and the Long Range Planning Committee. In addition she has served as Chair of the Ratemaking Seminar and served as the CAS Liaison to the American Academy of Actuaries. She is past President of Casualty Actuaries of the Bay Area.