University of Notre Dame


Actuaries and Start-Ups

October 05 6:00 - 7:00PM

Faculty Host: Nancy Herman

Tom Totten is an actuary and chief executive officer of Nyhart, one of the nation’s largest independent actuarial firms. As the firm’s senior executive, he oversees the operation and strategic growth of the growing company in addition to continuing to consult as a senior actuary to a variety of national companies. Nyhart created a new fintech/insuretech startup in 2016 that built a digital platform that provides holistic financial planning for people nearing retirement. The session will show how the startup was conceived, founded and where it sits today This is also the basis for a course at ND in the Spring ACMS 37020. We invite you to learn about an atypical actuarial project that stretches the boundaries of normal careers.