About MAC

Mac is the President of McCarthy Actuarial Consulting, combining the discipline of actuarial science with extensive experience and a reputation for integrity to help employers, health plans and researchers find innovative solutions to health and welfare issues.

He has over 35 years of health and welfare actuarial experience, with over 25 years advising employers and plans on the development and financial management of innovative programs. His specialties include healthcare reform, wellness and disease management programs, multi-option benefit programs, and innovations in healthcare programs.

Mac currently is on the board of directors of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries and chairs the CCA’s Healthcare Reform Steering Committee. He is also on a number of committees addressing the future of healthcare and healthcare reform within the American Academy of Actuaries as well as the Society of Actuaries. Mac regularly speaks on healthcare reform and other topics at actuarial conferences as well as other venues.


Before founding McCarthy Actuarial Consulting, Mac was a principal and national resource at Mercer Health & Benefits. Before that he held a variety of group actuarial positions at two regional insurance companies.


Mac received a BS in mathematics from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.