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Nick Ortner, FSA, MAAA

Consulting Actuary
Brookfield, WI, US

Tel: +1 262 7842250

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Professional Designations

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


  • BBA, Actuarial Science, University of Wisconsin

Current Responsibility

Nick is a consulting actuary with the Milwaukee office of Milliman. He joined the firm in 2016.


Nick’s areas of expertise include traditional health insurance, employer benefit programs, and product development and management in the ancillary/supplemental accident and health (A&H) and life product space. His current responsibilities include ancillary/supplemental product pricing and development, Medicare Part D bid development, Medicare Supplement pricing and analyses, and employer benefit consulting and pricing.

Nick has nearly 25 years of leadership and product innovation and development experience with national consulting firms and insurance carriers. Prior to Milliman, he held management roles responsible for product development, financial performance, and sales partnership growth and expansion.

Nick’s insurance carrier experience includes a role as appointed actuary and leadership with ancillary/supplemental A&H, Medicare supplement, and life product development and pricing, underwriting, rate filing, and regulatory reviews and compliance.

Sample Presentations and Publications

  • “Beyond the Numbers: How to increase your value at work,” Society of Actuaries Health Meeting, June 2017
  • “What can I afford? Mini-med 2.0 and cost-coverage questions in a post-ACA world,” Milliman Insight, February 2017
  • “Carrier manufacturer partnership models & opportunities,” Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting, October 2016
  • “Your credentials are there, whether you rely on them or not,” Society of Actuaries webinar, May 2016
  • “The entrepreneurial actuary’s different way of thinking,” International Congress of Actuaries Annual Meeting, April 2014
  • “Women and minorities in entrepreneurship,” Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting, October 2013


  • Member, Employee Benefits – Active Benefits Subcommittee, American Academy of Actuaries
  • Served on Membership Workgroup, National Association of Dental Plans
  • Past Chairperson and Board Member of the Entrepreneurial Actuaries Section, Society of Actuaries
  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
    Work at Milliman