Consulting From The Trenches


Location: 127 Hayes-Healy

Tim Herron
Senior Partner and Actuary

Brian Donohue
October Three
Partner (Chicago)

November 29, 2018
5:30 pm
127 Hayes-Healy

Tim Herron Senior Partner and Actuary Aon Tim is an actuarial consultant in the Lincolnshire office. During his 26 years of consulting, Tim has consulted on all aspects of retirement plans, with particular emphasis on both financial, design, and settlement strategies. His depth of technical expertise, combined with his exceptional project management skills, enables him to establish credibility with a wide variety of stakeholders and to lead projects to successful conclusions.

Tim spent the first ten years delivering retirement consulting services to clients in the Midwest practice. After spending a few years in the client development practice, Tim has spent the last few years co-leading the Midwest retirement practice with a particular focus on business development. Today, Tim serves as the U.S. market leader for the Retirement and Investment practice, but his passion remains delivering high quality consulting and advice to clients.

Tim joined in 1992 and is a Senior Partner of the firm. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), Enrolled Actuary (EA), and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. He has a Bachelors’ of Science (B.S.) Degree in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame.


Brian Donohue October Three Partner (Chicago) Brian Donohue is a member of the actuarial consulting team and part of the senior leadership for October Three. He has consulted with employers on retirement plan design and financing issues for over 30 years, with an emphasis on cash balance and other hybrid designs, and he serves as an expert resource to October Three’s technical group and consulting team. Brian has been instrumental in refining the company vision of providing efficient, effective retirement benefits to employees.

Brian joined October Three in 2011 from AonHewitt, where he was a national resource and a member of the Actuarial Technical Leadership team. He served in a similar capacity as a managing director at JPMorgan and a partner at CCA Strategies. Brian has been responsible for the development and maintenance of multiple yield curves, including the October Three yield curve and the model upon which the AonHewitt yield curve is based. He has written and spoken widely on retirement topics for two decades. Brian is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and an Enrolled Actuary (EA) under ERISA. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago.


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