Areas of Expertise

  • Human Resource Consulting
  • Employee Benefits Consulting
  • Actuarial Consulting – Funding and Financial
  • Pension Plans
  • Retiree Benefits Plans
  • Non-qualified Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Post-employment Benefit Plans
  • Pension Plan Administration
  • De-risking Strategy
  • Plan Terminations

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1660 West Second Street
Suite 900
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Phone: 216.875.1913
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Colleen Lowmiller

Senior Actuarial Consultant

Colleen has over 25 years of experience. She serves in a project management capacity for a wide range of pension and retiree health care benefit matters, including actuarial valuation preparation, strategic planning, plan design, accounting calculations, funding calculations, forecasting, administration, and compliance. She believes that effective design, delivery, and communication of qualified and non-qualified pension and other benefit programs can help further organizations’ objectives through efficient use of resources, and, in this way, the human resource function can play a strategic role in any organization.


  • Miami University, Oxford, OH ― MS, Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude

  • Miami University, Oxford, OH ― BS, Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Lake Erie Nature and Science Center, former Board President, 2009 to present
  • Point Yacht Club, Member Executive Board, 2017 to present
  • Rockport United Methodist Church, chair of Finance Committee and Member Church Council,  2017 to present

What's Your Passion?

I like to think that I am creative, dreaming up projects my daughter will enjoy, and tackling a little crochet when time allows. I enjoy the outdoors, and when Northern Ohio weather allows, you will find me with my family on a boat somewhere on Lake Erie.

Publications and Presentations

  • A Pension Sponsor’s Readiness Guide to Plan Termination, whitepaper 2017
  • Pension Funding Relief Extended: DB Plans Must Act Quickly, BenefitsLink, 2014
  • Pension Plan In-Service Distributions – A “New” Tool to Encourage Continued Employment?, Management Briefing, 2013
  • Pension Plan Dilemma When Reemploying Retirees?, Viewpoint, 2013
  • Pension Plan Termination – Aligning the Stars in the Complex Decision-Making Process, webinar, 2013