Mr. Stein was elected to Assurant’s board of directors in October 2011. He is a former global managing partner, actuarial services, at Ernst & Young. Mr. Stein joined Ernst & Young in 1976 and held various leadership roles in the firm’s actuarial and insurance practice. He is a certified public accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a trustee emeritus of the Actuarial Foundation.