Mark Guajardo, ASA, FCA, MAAA, is a consulting actuary and director of analytics for global employee benefits insurance brokerage Hub International.

He is instrumental in driving both thought leadership and content for key client engagements, emphasizing targeting bottom line impact of healthcare arrangements burdened by wasteful spend.

Mark has 20 years of experience working in the defined benefit actuarial space with extensive expertise in accounting/funding valuations for retiree welfare plans under the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and International Accounting Standards (IASB).

Before joining HUB International (IPS Advisors), Mark led efforts at both Milliman and Mercer within their respective Dallas offices to manage internal and external relationships in the retiree welfare benefit plan arena. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from The University of Texas at Austin. He is an associate in the Society of Actuaries and holds a Group 1 Life and Health License.