Mr. Hougard joined Verus in 2023. He is responsible for providing thought leadership around asset and liability modeling and works with consultants to design and produce asset/liability studies.
Prior to joining Verus, Mr. Hougard worked for WTW for six years as an actuarial consulting associate. During his tenure at WTW, he produced actuarial valuations, supported pension plan sponsors in meeting their financial reporting requirements, and provided strategic analysis related to asset allocation and liability settlement decisions.
Mr. Hougard received his bachelor’s degree in business administration (BBA) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Actuarial Science, Finance, and Risk Management. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA).