Mickelle Shults is the National Practice Leader for Strategic Analytics, driving best practices across data analytics, underwriting and actuarial services. She collaborates with consultants and thought leaders within OneDigital to deliver valuable insights to customers for multi-year strategic planning that meet business and benefits goals. Mickelle provides resources and tools that bring proactive, valuable and scalable insights to customers for strategic planning and pushes the envelope when it comes to innovating in the benefits and healthcare industry. More specifically, she manages, develops and works to align actuarial, underwriting and analytic resources to effectively meet customer needs, collaborating with local and regional Market Analysts and others across the enterprise on best practices and scalable processes related to strategic analytics, including but not limited to general claim utilization, underwriting processes and actuarial needs. She is also responsible for owning and overseeing OneDigital’s internal and external analytics partners and systems, including but not limited to OneDigital’s Benchmark Tool, OneDigital’s Reporting Engine and Analytics Platform and Springbuk.
Before joining the Strategic Analytics team, Mickelle led the consulting effort of the actuarial arm of OneDigital, Actuarial Advisory Services (AAS). Her background as an insurance actuary and as a consulting actuary allows her to leverage her ability to translate complex actuarial concepts and situations into easier-to-understand presentations for employers. Prior to OneDigital, Mickelle was a director and senior consulting actuary at Wakely Consulting Group where she developed and led the actuarial employer consulting division, Broker Consulting Services. She also worked at Ingenix Consulting/Optum Insight, Qwest Communications, Mercer Human Resource Consulting and Great-West Life and Annuity.
An Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and a Fellow of Consulting Actuaries (FCA), Mickelle has spent over 25 years providing analytic-based consulting to single employers, insurance companies, MEWAs, captives and private equity assets. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.