Press release January 21, 2021

Jim Camann has joined River and Mercantile as Director and Consulting Actuary

Seasoned professional adds benefit consulting expertise to growing Denver office

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DENVER, January 11, 2021 – River and Mercantile (R&M), a leading actuarial and investment consulting firm, announced Jim Camann has joined as a Director and Consulting Actuary with the firm, based in Denver.

With nearly 25 years of benefit consulting experience, Camann brings a wide range of benefit plan expertise to River and Mercantile. He specializes in a variety of defined benefit and retiree medical plan projects including plan design, pension risk transfers, benefit administration, funding and accounting valuations, nondiscrimination testing, forecasting, and government form filings.

With more than 40 employees across the United States, River and Mercantile provides fiduciary management services to pension plans, insurance entities and other institutional investors. The firm added three new hires in the Denver office last year, and was recognized as a 2020 Best Places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments for a second consecutive year.

“We are delighted to welcome Jim to the team,” said Michael Clark, Managing Director at River and Mercantile, based in Denver, CO. “With a demonstrated commitment to quality, we are confident that his skills and actuarial experience will help us continue to provide our clients with exceptional service and strategic solutions to meet their financial goals.”

“I'm excited to bring my retirement plan expertise to the R&M team,” said Camann. “As an actuary, I’ve developed the financial experience to solve complex business problems, all of which has prepared me well for R&M’s mission. I was attracted by the innovative culture, smart people, and especially look forward to helping our clients with all of their retirement plan needs.”

Camann was most previously with Willis Towers Watson, where he was a Consulting Actuary for 19 years. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a BA in Mathematics.

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