Data scientist and actuary with advanced financial modeling, forecasting, and analytical expertise. Experience managing teams to monitor complex risk, operate financial hedging programs, improve operational and marketing processes, and develop and launch new business initiatives. Seeking to contribute to a team by identifying valuable strategic improvements using analytical and predictive models.
Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), Corporate Finance and Enterprise Risk Management concentration
An FSA is earned after passing eight rigorous exams (40% pass rate each) and completing additional E-learning courses and modules. Most candidates take 6-10 years of post-graduate self-study to finish.
"Jupyter Notebooks for Actuarial Work" — moderator at Predictive Analytics Symposium
Personal blog — www.jtash.com — learned
css to build a custom blog from scratch
2017 - Present
Ash Analytics provides actuarial and analytic consulting services to fintech and insurtech companies.
Leaplife is an insurtech startup backed by RGA, one of the largest reinsurance companies in the world. Leaplife is developing advanced models to improve life insurance distribution and product development.
LendingClub was one of the first fintech peer-to-peer lenders. It offers personal loans through an online marketplace, which lowers interest rates for borrowers. It has provided more than $35 billion in loans since 2007.
Milliman Financial Risk Management provides institutional hedging and risk management services to insurance companies and asset managers. It currently manages $145 billion in assets.
numpy, machine learning with
scikit-learn, data visualization with
altair, probabilistic modeling with
pymc3, and many API integrations
css, and static site generators like
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics