Profile
Raymond M. Neff
Current Employment
  • Company:
    Neff and Associates - 1999 to Present and Beacon Aviation Insurance Services-2009 to Present
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Neff & Associates-President.
    Insurance and management consulting. For complete resume or additional information, please email ray.neff@aihc.net.

    Beacon Aviation Insurance Services-Chairman of the Board. Active oversight and participation in operations.

  • Address:
    P.O. Box 460
    Sarasota, FLORIDA 34230
  • Phone:
    941-702-6070
  • Cell:
    941-928-0400
  • Fax:
    941-702-6075
  • Email:
Offering Services as Expert Witness in:
Aviation Underwriting, Excess of Loss Reinsurance Agreements, Facultative Certificates, Insurance Underwriting, Pro Rata / Quota Share Reinsurance Agreements, Reinsurance Underwriting, Workers Comp Underwriting, Accident and Health Claims, Aviation Claims, Insurance Claims, Reinsurance Claims, Workers Compensation Claims, Accounting, Actuarial, Audit / Records Inspection, Captives, Commutations, Coverage / Contract Interpretation, Finite / Financial Reinsurance / Alternative Risk, Fronting Arrangements, Industry Loss Warranties, Insolvencies, Offshore / London Markets, Regulatory / Compliance, Reinsurance Contract Wording, Surplus Relief Contracts, UK/Bermuda Law
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    F.C.C.I. Insurance Company - 1986-1999
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Director/President/CEO.
    CEO of one of the larges P&C, life & health and insurance service operations in the Southeast United States.

  • Company:
    State of Florida-Department of Labor - 1983-1986
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Senior Actuary and Director, Division of Workers’ Compensation

  • Company:
    State of Florida - Department of Insurance - 1979-1983
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Chief Bureau of Rates. Review and Approval of All Rate and Form Filings for Insurance Products to be marketed and sold within the State of Florida.

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    No
  • Education:
    Masters Degree-Actuarial Science-University of Michigan-1965, B.S. Double Major in Mathematics and Accounting - Central Michigan University-1963, Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, Associate of the Society of Actuaries and Fellow of the Life Office Management Institute. (FLMI).
  • Degrees:
    Masters Degree-Actuarial Science-University of Michigan-1965, B.S. Double Major in Mathematics and Accounting - Central Michigan University-1963
  • Designations:
    Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAA), Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and Fellow of the Life Office Management Institute (FLMI).
  • Other Information:
    Arbitrations 21.
    Expert Witness 27.
    Prior officer of insurance company.
    Current director of reinsurance company.
    Additional Office Address: 328 Shulls Mill Road, Boone, NC 28607

    For complete resume or additional information, please email
    ray.neff@aihc.net.
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 18 years.
    Executive Officer (CEO, COO, CFO, Chief Actuary): 18 years. 13 years as CEO, 1 year as COO and 4 years as Chief Actuary.
  • Reinsurance Company: 6 years.
    Board of Directors: 6 years. Currently a Director for an international reinsurance company.
  • Insurance-related Firms: 24 years.
    Consultant: 14 years. President and CEO. , General Insurance and Management Consulting.
    8 years. Worked for the Insurance Departments in the States of Michigan and Florida.
    2 years. Director and Chief Actuary for the Division of Workers Compensation in the State of Florida
Breakdown of Experience
  • Workers' Compensation
    25%
  • Disability
    8%
  • Regulatory/Licensing
    8%
  • MGA/MGU
    7%
  • Life
    5%
  • Insolvencies
    5%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    5%
  • Accident & Health
    5%
  • Aviation
    5%
  • Alternative/Self-Insurance/Risk Management
    4%
  • Captives/Risk Retention Groups
    3%
  • Third Party Administrator
    3%
  • Commutations
    3%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    2%
  • Personal Lines
    2%
  • Catastrophes (Casualty)
    2%
  • Finite
    2%
  • Long Term Disability
    1%
  • Automobile Liability/Property
    1%
  • Catastrophes (Property)
    1%
  • Commercial Liability
    1%
  • Commercial Property
    1%
  • Directors &, Officers
    1%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    60%
  • U.K. Market:
    11%
  • Bermuda/Off-shore Market:
    17%
  • European Market:
    6%
  • Global Market:
    6%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 75/25%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 90/10%
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Director

Mediation Experience
  • Number of Mediations
    As Mediator: None
    As Counsel: None
ARIAS Experience

Workshops, as Trainee: 1; September 2006

Ethics Training, as Trainee: 1; August 2010

Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 23

As an Umpire: 1

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
4
Appointed as an arbitrator.
3
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
3
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
3
Acted as an arbitrator through an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
3
Acted as an arbitrator through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
7
Acted as an arbitrator through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Umpire Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Acted as an umpire through an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Biography