Graham A. Schmidt, ASA, has over 15 years of professional experience. His areas of expertise include retiree healthcare and other post-employment benefits, governmental accounting standards related to pensions and OPEB, and mortality studies.
As lead consultant for a variety of public sector clients, Graham manages annual pension and post-retirement valuation work and variety of special projects including costing various benefit enhancement programs, costing DROP plans, funding projections and evaluating legislative proposals. He has also conducted funding analysis for OPEB plans, and developed software to analyze a new method of funding post-retirement benefits under a defined-equity approach.
A frequent speaker at national and state conferences on such topics as market value liabilities for public plans, GASB 45 actuarial valuations and implementation, actuarial assumptions and OPEB issues.
Graham holds degrees in mathematics from Johns Hopkins University. In addition to being an Associate in the Society of Actuaries, Schmidt is a Fellow of the Conference of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and an Enrolled Actuary under ERISA.