Mathematics faculty

Michael Brannon, B.S., FCAS, MAAA, CPCU, ARe

Lecturer in Actuarial Science

B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Michael Brannon is an assistant vice president-reinsurance and a senior associate actuary at Great West Casualty Company in South Sioux City, Nebraska. He has taught actuarial science courses at Northwestern College since 2005.

Brannon is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he majored in mathematics and minored in actuarial science and English. He is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA), a Chartered Property-Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS), an Associate of Reinsurance (ARe), an Associate of Insurance Management (AIM), and a Specialist in Transportation and Risk (STAR).



    • Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society
    • Member of the American Academy of Actuaries
    • Silver Creek Township Board


    • University Liaison for the Casualty Actuarial Society
    • Charter officer of the Central States Actuarial Forum (treasurer, 2000-04)
    • STAR course presenter for CT-100 and CT-500 - Experience Rating, Umbrellas, Reinsurance
    • Mentor to five Great West employees
    • United Way "Loaned Executive" for Great West, 2005
    • Presenter at the Casualty Ratemaking Seminar, 2001
    • Taught CPCU preparation courses, 2000, 2001, 2003