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Bret is a Senior Consultant with Gross Consulting. Bret brings his 25 years of experience as a P&C actuary and insurance professional to identify practical solutions for client success, bringing tangible benefits to insurers

Prior to joining Gross Consulting, Bret was an Actuary and SME at Valen Analytics, where he managed projects to develop and implement underwriting predictive models for dozens of P&C carriers. Prior to this, as SVP of Reinsurance for Willis Re, Bret focused on quantitative analysis and actuarial modeling to support property reinsurance placements. From 2006 to 2008, Bret served as CFO of an environmental consulting and construction firm. Immediately prior to this, Bret held numerous positions including Senior Actuary, Underwriting Director, and Predictive Modeling Manager during his ten-year tenure at Travelers, and as an Actuarial Consultant with Deloitte.

Bret earned a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.