President and Consulting Actuary
Alisa Bennett is a President and Consulting Actuary at CMC. Alisa has 30 years of public sector consulting experience providing services to large public clients. She serves as lead consulting actuary for several of our OPEB and healthcare clients as well as several State level pension systems. Her experience includes all aspects of valuing active and retiree health plans, including OPEB funding valuations, GASB disclosures, budget projections, health care premium rate setting, the analysis of plan design changes and IBNR calculations.
Alisa has extensive experience evaluating Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) and has conducted evaluations under GASB Statements 74 and 75 for many local municipalities, counties and state-level plans and employers. In addition, she has helped many of these plans and employers develop strategies to manage their OPEB liability and expense. She also consults with Medicare Part D plans about Attestations of Actuarial Equivalence, RDS application assistance, and general strategic advice as well as working with Medicare Advantage Plans and Employer Group Waiver Plans (EGWPs).
Alisa is on the Corporate Advisory Committee of the Public Sector Healthcare Roundtable and a Certificate of Achievement In Public Plan Policy (CAPPP) educator for CAPPP Health II – Emerging Issues for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. She is a frequent speaker at conferences for the national organizations serving public plans in the United States, such as the National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA), the National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR), the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, and the Public Sector Healthcare Roundtable.
Alisa is a graduate of the University of Georgia where she earned a B.S. in mathematics. She also earned an M.A. in mathematics from the University of Georgia.
Alisa is a well-credentialed professional and has earned the following designations:
- Fellow, Society of Actuaries
- Enrolled Actuary under ERISA
- Fellow, Conference of Consulting Actuaries
- Member, American Academy of Actuaries
FSA, EA, MAAA, FCA