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The Triple–I blog aims to provide timely information and discussion on contemporary insurance topics.

About the Authors

Dale Porfilio, FCAS, MAAA

Dale Porfilio joined the Insurance Information Institute in 2021 as its Chief Insurance Officer. In this role, he oversees the Research and Education division, working closely with Triple-I subject-matter experts to develop data-driven industry insights and analyses. He also serves as a media spokesperson on thought-leadership matters and delivers board-level presentations at industry events and to Triple-I member companies.

Dale previously was senior vice president and corporate chief actuary at Genworth Financial, where he was responsible for the actuarial practice for all product lines and countries. Before that he was vice president and chief actuary at Kemper Corp., where he was responsible for pricing, reserving, predictive modeling, catastrophe management, and product management. He began his career at Allstate, working on pricing, product, research, and catastrophe risk modeling.

Dale is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS), Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), and summa cum laude graduate of DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. He and his wife, Carol, reside in Chicago, Ill., and are parents of three adult daughters.

Jeff Dunsavage

Jeff Dunsavage is Senior Research Analyst at the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I). In this role, he investigates and writes on a wide range of issues and topics relevant to risk and insurance.

A business writer and editor with experience spanning industries from insurance and banking to metals and telecom, Jeff has worked for Standard & Poor’s, AM Best, MetLife, and Verisk Analytics. He has worked in diverse capacities, including editorial and publications management; media relations and marketing; and communication around operational metrics and process improvement.

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