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Sam Vorderstrasse
Vice President and Chief Actuary, Actuarial Services
Sam Vorderstrasse is responsible for providing decision support and direction related to the pricing and development of products, actuarial management, rating programs and determining/estimating outstanding liabilities. Vorderstrasse joined Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield in 1988 as an actuarial analyst trainee and has since served in several capacities, including manager of Actuarial Services in 2001. In 2004, he was promoted to director of Actuarial Services. A native of West Linn, Ore., Vorderstrasse received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Ore. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.