Douglas J. Bennett, FSA

1431 Riverplace Blvd, Unit 1505
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Mr. Bennett is a member of the Marketing and Distribution Section of the Society of Actuaries (SOA). He worked for 23 years at Milliman, an actuarial consulting firm, where he was an Equity Principal and co-managed the Hartford life insurance practice. He subsequently helped create a life insurance telemarketing organization. He previously worked at LIMRA International, where his projects included company expense and performance analysis and strategic and technology planning.

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Glenn S. Daily, CFP®, ChFC, CLU

PO Box 287415
New York, NY 10128-0024

Glenn S. Daily is one of the few fee-only life insurance advisors in the U.S. He provides consulting services to individuals, businesses, trustees and other professionals. More information is at

Mr. Daily has helped people make decisions about new and existing life insurance policies for over 30 years. He has provided sell-side and buy-side life settlement analysis since 2006. His primary focus is on accurately modeling every policy detail to produce reliable premium optimizations.

His own experience with long-term care insurance led him to do wide-ranging research on the problem of paying for long-term care expenses.

Mr. Daily is a regular resource for journalists throughout the U.S. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ certificant, a Chartered Financial Consultant, a Chartered Life Underwriter, a New York-licensed Life Insurance Consultant and a graduate of Princeton University.

John R. Skar, FSA

10 Laurel Lane
Wilbraham, MA 01095

John R. Skar, FSA, is a retired life insurance actuary with over 30 years of management experience in the U.S. and international life insurance industry.

Mr. Skar was the Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer at MassMutual Financial Group from 1999 to 2007. Prior to MassMutual, he was the Chief Actuary with three different life companies. His responsibilities at MassMutual included review of all product development activity as well as the actuarial aspects of financial reporting. He also had oversight responsibilities for MassMutual’s three life insurance companies in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Tokyo.

While at MassMutual, Mr. Skar lectured extensively at industry conferences and wrote several articles on the life settlement industry, which was evolving rapidly during that time. Since his retirement, he has been involved in the valuation of several blocks of existing life settlement policies. Mr. Skar has also worked on the design of pooled mortality investment trusts to assist individuals looking for innovative ways to protect against the risk of outliving their retirement assets.