Alex Benton

e-mail: alex@alexbenton.comWeb:


To begin a career as an actuary.


Casualty Actuarial Society

Passed the MAS-I (Modern Actuarial Statistics) exam November, 2023.

Society of Actuaries

Passed the exams P (Probability,) August, 2007, FM (Financial Mathematics,) June, 2021, and IFM (Investment and Financial Markets,) November, 2022.

The University of Texas at Arlington
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, cum laude, December, 2019

Minor in Physics, minor in Business Administration, and 26 semester-hours in Electrical Engineering - 198 semester-hours total completed.

Work Experience:

Sager Electronics, Lewisville, Texas
Production AssociateSeptember, 2021 - present

Assemble and test power supplies and their wire sub-assemblies. Re-charge, test, label, and package large batches of sealed lead-acid batteries.

The University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Graduate Teaching AssistantAugust, 2020 - May, 2021

Conducted recitation classes for pre-Calculus students over the Internet using video conferencing software. Graded written homework assignments and portions of some exams. Provided tutoring on demand for students enrolled in a variety of Math courses.

Mentor, Irving, Texas
Laboratory TechnicianMarch, 2015 - April, 2017

Performed strength tests on implantable medical devices and their raw materials and packaging as part of a quality-assurance strategy. Collected measurements from the tests and computed basic statistics on them.

New Breed Logistics, Fort Worth, Texas
Cell Phone TesterAugust, 2008 - May, 2010

Restored pre-owned cell phones to their original configuration and installed the most recent firmware revision onto them. Isolated malfunctioning phones.

Vision Direct, Ferndale, Washington
PickerJune, 2006 - April, 2007

Gathered contact lenses and related items from the inventory area of the warehouse and moved them to the shipping area.

Mouser Electronics, Inc., Mansfield, Texas
ProgrammerJuly, 1999 - August, 2003

Developed applications for the company's internal use on the corporate computer system running the PI/Open and UniVerse relational database management systems. Reprogrammed the applications to reflect changes in the company's processes. Wrote database queries and virtual database fields for reports used by management. Fixed errors in the database.

Shipping InspectorJune, 1998 - July, 1999

Examined outbound orders of electronic parts in a warehouse, verifying that the parts and quantities were correct and that the packaging was suitable.

Dell Computer Corporation, Round Rock, Texas
Technical Support RepresentativeSeptember, 1997 - June, 1998

Performed troubleshooting of malfunctioning computers and software for customers over the telephone in a call center. Helped users reconfigure the systems and arranged for the replacement of defective components.