Elizabeth Hammond, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA, Principal
Betsy is the director of actuarial services for BPS&M and has been a principal of the firm since 1999. She has 18 years of experience in the design, administration, funding, and compliance of retirement programs, both qualified and nonqualified. Betsy is the managing consultant for several of the firm’s largest clients, providing services to organizations in the banking, healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, and professional services industries. She has particular experience and expertise consulting for clients with cash balance plans, as well as clients with significant plan administration and compliance challenges. As director of actuarial services, Betsy is responsible for directing firm capabilities and resources in the defined benefit, health and welfare, and consulting practice areas. She manages our actuarial consulting staff, ensuring that team members are equipped to anticipate and meet client needs. She plays a prominent role in the development of new business opportunities. She also oversees the actuarial exam and training programs. Betsy is an elected member of the Program Committee for the Enrolled Actuaries Meeting sponsored by the Conference of Consulting Actuaries and the American Academy of Actuaries. The Enrolled Actuaries meeting is the premier continuing education program for U.S. pension actuaries. Betsy has been selected as vice-chair of the 2010 meeting and chair of the 2011 meeting.
Education and professional designations
Betsy received a master’s in Actuarial Science from Georgia State University and a B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Davidson College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, an Enrolled Actuary, and a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries.
Betsy is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Betsy is also a member of the Joint Program Committee for the Enrolled Actuaries Meeting, and Chair of the 2011 meeting.
Contact Betsy at 615-665-5337 or Betsy.Hammond@bpsm.com