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TMCNet:  Andesa Adds Michelle L. Cramer to Team as Lead Actuary

[January 07, 2014]

Andesa Adds Michelle L. Cramer to Team as Lead Actuary

ALLENTOWN, Pa. --(Business Wire)--

Andesa Services, a leading provider of comprehensive, integrated policy administration, plan administration and support solutions for life insurance and annuity carriers and producers, has announced that Michelle L. Cramer, FSA, MAAA has joined its team as Lead Actuary. In this role, Cramer will serve as a strategic advisor to senior management and work in collaboration with the company's business development, distribution services, technology and client service areas.

"We are thrilled to welcome Michelle to our team," said Ron Scheese, President and CEO. "At Andesa, we place a great deal of emphasis on hiring individuals who not only possess the right qualifications, but who also demonstrate strong values and hold the highest degree of personal integrity. Michelle impressed us immediately with her combination of skills, experience and her honest, straightforward manner. I am confident that she will play a key role in helping Andesa cntinue to grow and thrive while providing unparalleled client services."

Cramer, a seasoned actuary with more than 15 years of experience, most recently held the position of Life Actuarial Assistant/NF Actuary at Harleysville Life Insurance Company/Nationwide in Harleysville, Pa. Previously, she worked at The Hartford in Florham Park, N.J. serving in a number of roles, including Assistant Director and Senior Actuarial Consultant; Senior Actuarial Associate; Actuarial Associate; and Senior Actuarial Analyst. Cramer earned her bachelor of arts in mathematics from The College of New Jersey and is a Fellow of Society of Actuaries and Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

About Andesa Services

Since 1983, Andesa Services has been a consistent leader in quality, highly efficient, integrated marketing and administrative solutions for life insurance and annuity companies and their distributors. Seven of the top 13 U.S. life insurance companies - as well as a number of the largest brokerage firms in the country - use Andesa's suite of services to deliver superior policy administration, plan administration, reporting and illustration solutions. Andesa's client-centric solutions combine a unique ASP/TPA business model with a modern technology blueprint and exceptionally knowledgeable insurance professionals in support of open and closed blocks of individual and group insurance. To learn more about Andesa, visit or follow the company on Twitter (News - Alert) at @andesaservices.

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