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Metairie, Louisiana-based insurance and actuarial professional Scott Fontenot serves as the Managing Director of Fontenot Benefits & Actuarial Consulting, LLC, a governmental health care consultancy adept at helping public and private entities in managing their employee health care, benefits, and retirement plans. In his executive role, Scott Fontenot oversees three offices and serves some 200 clients located throughout Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida. Prior to founding Fontenot Benefits & Actuarial Consulting in 2001, Scott Fontenot spent more than a decade working for public and private firms, handling employee benefits and health care underwriting, and developing expertise in governmental health care consulting. The recipient of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Louisiana State University, he held account executive positions with MetLife, Inc., and Aetna Inc. before accepting a post as the Regional Director of Sales and Marketing for UnitedHealthcare of Louisiana. From 1998 to 2001, he served as the Vice President of Employee Benefits for the Willis Group Holdings consulting firm before founding his own company. At Fontenot Benefits & Actuarial Consulting, Scott Fontenot oversees a team of consultants with backgrounds in insurance underwriting, financial auditing and accounting services, and actuarial studies for such clients as health care providers, local city and governments, school systems, and nonprofits. The consultancy’s areas of expertise include Medicare Plan 65 and Part D, other post-employment benefits (OPEB) liability, Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement 45, self-funded underwriting, and incurred but not reported (IBNR). In recent months, Scott Fontenot and his staff at Fontenot Benefits & Actuarial Consulting have experienced significant growth. The company opened its third office in Destin, Florida, to serve governmental clients and focus on retiree health care and GASB 45 compliance in northwest Florida.

Work experience


Managing Director

Fontenot Benefits & Actuarial Consulting, LLC


Aug 1982Aug 1987

Bachelor of Science

Louisiana State University