MATE Seminars
7224 N Par Alley
Idaho Falls ID 83401


For seminar registration, purchases, other questions please email
For syllabus or mathematics questions for 2019 Specialty exams please email
For syllabus or mathematics questions for 2019 Advanced, Core US, and Core Canada exams please email

Mark Bird, FSA, MAAA, ChFC
During his career, Mark has worked on almost all types of health insurance products. He has been responsible for pricing, reserving, managing, and performing all other actuarial functions for these products.

Mark began preparing study guides and seminars for the Course 8 health exam in 2003. He has continued giving seminars since that time, including for the health Core US, Advanced, and Specialty exams. These seminars have helped hundreds of actuaries pass their final FSA exams.

Mark has also been a grader for SOA written-answer exams.

Dustin Conrad, FSA, MAAA, MS
Dustin has worked on many sides of the healthcare delivery system, including health and benefits consulting, pricing and underwriting, reserve setting, provider contracting, forecasting, and healthcare data analytics.

He has been a consulting actuary, teacher, and math tutor. Dustin enjoys discussing how math and models combine to explain occurrences in our everyday world. He also earned a master’s degree in the fields of Actuarial Science and Statistics.

Dustin will be teaching two study seminars for the health Core US exam and one study seminar for the health Advanced exam.