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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 & Group Benefits senior consultant in the Milliman Southern Employee Benefits Practice (SEB), based in the Houston office. He joined the firm in 2016.


Michael brings more than 30 years of experience working with large corporations in the areas of healthcare benefits strategy, outsourced benefits administration, and financial management of benefit programs.

Michael currently serves as a strategic benefits advisor to clients to develop multi-faceted relationships at various levels of the client organization. He is responsible for business and product strategies, as well as managing client teams to deliver Milliman's industry-leading healthcare benefits consulting advice, actuarial services, and proprietary tools. Michael is ultimately responsible for ensuring that maximum value is delivered to the client.

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 was the co-founder/president of Synergy HR Technologies. Additional experience includes serving as National Practice Leader, Healthcare Analytics for Aon Hewitt; Executive Director of MethodistCare HMO; and Regional Practice Leader, Health & Benefits at William M. Mercer.

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