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Michael Taggart, FSA, MAAA

Senior Consultant
Houston, TX, US

Tel: +1 713 6583032

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Professional Designations

  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries
  • Member of the American Academy of Actuaries


  • BBA, Finance with a major in Actuarial Science, University of Texas at Austin

Current Responsibility

Michael Taggart is a health and group benefits senior consultant in Milliman’s Southern Employee Benefits Practice based in Houston.

Michael functions as a strategic benefits advisor to clients and develops multi-faceted relationships at various levels of the client organization. He is responsible for business and product strategies, as well as managing client teams delivering Milliman's industry-leading healthcare benefits consulting advice, actuarial services, and proprietary tools. Michael is ultimately responsible for the overall client relationship and all work that is of maximum value to the client.


Michael offers clients more than 30 years of senior-level experience working with large corporations in the areas of healthcare benefits strategy, outsourced benefits administration, mergers and acquisitions, and financial management of benefit programs. He has gained national recognition as a thought leader on employer healthcare benefit strategy and the impact of technology.

Before joining Milliman, Michael served as president of Empyrean Benefit Solutions and co-founder/president of Synergy HR Technologies. Additional experience includes serving as national practice leader, healthcare analytics for Aon Hewitt; executive director of Methodist Care HMO; and regional practice leader, health and benefits at Mercer.

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