Donald D. Solow, FSA, MAAA, of is the President of Vista Life & Casualty Reinsurance Company. Donald earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from New York University’s School of Engineering in 1988. He became a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries in 1992, and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in 1993.
Vista Life & Casualty is a Vermont-domiciled sponsored captive insurer focused on the securitization of insurance risk, including closed or run-off blocks of business, with an emphasis on seasoned portfolios of disability claims, annuities, certain classes of life insurance, workers compensation business and long-term care insurance.
Before his current position, Don was a Director at Wells Fargo Securities (formerly Wachovia Securities) from 2006-2011. There, he was responsible for heading the insurance solutions team where they focused on redundant reserve financing and life settlements, originating over $500 million of transactions on insurance-related business.
Before joining Wachovia, he held senior positions within the reinsurance industry, including serving as Senior VP of ACE Financial Solutions in New York. During his tenure there, Don managed the life, health, and annuity reinsurance division, and was responsible for sourcing, structuring, and pricing financial and hybrid reinsurance and risk financing transactions.