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educator , investor , insurance company executive

Howard Jeffrey Bolnick, American Insurance company executive, educator, investor.


Bolnick, Howard Jeffrey was born on October 27, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Arnold J. and Rebecca (Schuff) Bolnick.


AB with distinction, University of Michigan, 1966;Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1970.


Actuary, CNA Insurance Companies, Chicago, 1967-1976;principal, Coopers & Lybrand, Chicago, 1976-1980;president, board directors, Celtic Life Insurance Company, Chicago, 1980-1994;vice Chairman, Board Of Directors, Celtic Life Insurance Company, Chicago, 1995;president, Celtic Health Plans, Chicago, 1994;board directors, Prime Minister Squared, Inc., San Francisco, 1996-1998;board directors, Third Coast Insurance Company, Chicago, since 1996;president, Chief Executive Officer, Radix Health Connection, since 1997. Adjunct Professor Kellogg Graduate School, Northwestern University, since 1996. Fellow Institute for Health Superior vena cava syndrome Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, since 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional and trade publications.


Board directors Schwab Rehabilitation Center, Chicago, 1982-1985, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Chicago, 1985-1987, Grant Hospital, Chicago, 1991-1993, Florida Small Employer Health Reins. Program, 1992-1993; member Illinois Comprehensive Health Institute Plan Board, Chicago, 1987^, chairman finance committee, 1989-2002. Fellow Society Actuaries (board directors 1990-1992, 94-96, 97-2001, vice president 1994-1996, president elect 1997-1998, president 1998-1999).

Member International Actuarial Association (chairman health section 2003-2008), American Academy Actuaries (board directors 1990-1994, 97—, vice president 1992-1994), Health Insurance Association American (board directors 1988-1990), City Chicago Retiree Health Benefits Commission.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scuba diving, traveling.


Married Kay Zimring, November 29, 1970. Children: Lori Ann, Lee Scott.

Arnold J. Bolnick

Rebecca (Schuff) Bolnick

Claudia Foriello.

Lori Ann Bolnick

Lee Scott Bolnick