Oliver Wyman has extended the service portfolio of its Dallas office with actuarial consultancy. To lead the new service offering the firm has brought actuarial specialist Manuel Guerra on board.
With 50+ offices globally, Oliver Wyman is one of the globe’s largest management consulting firms. The firm’s Dallas, Texas office – one of its 20 locations in the US – has recently bolstered its footprint with the addition of actuarial consulting to its service portfolio. With the expansion, Dallas becomes Oliver Wyman’s 17th actuarial office across North America and the Caribbean and the second in Texas.
The actuarial practice will be headed by Manuel Guerra, who brings more than 20 years of actuary experience, including in pricing and reserving related to workers’ compensation, auto liability, general liability, and hospital/physicians professional liability exposures to the consulting firm. He most recently worked for insurance giant AIG, where he spent more than eight years; in his most recent role as Regional Actuary. Previously, from 2006, he was a Pricing Manager at Unitrin Business Insurance. Guerra holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin. Guerra is an Associate in the Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS) and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).
Guerra has been tasked with building the practice – establishing client networks and ramping up service offerings – as well as enhancing the firm’s South Central actuarial proposition. Chad Wischmeyer, partner & Head of Oliver Wyman’s Property and Casualty Self Insurance Practice, says the firm is “very excited” about Guerra joining the team to lead the new office. “Manuel brings a wealth of experience and exemplifies our commitment to providing high quality and value-added services to our clients. Working with Scott Whitson, our regional leader located in Houston, the new Dallas office will expand and enhance Oliver Wyman’s South Central actuarial practice, and strengthen our local presence in a key city in the region.”