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Cowden is dedicated to serving the community and we have built strong affiliations with highly regarded professional organizations. These associations are strategically selected to better position Cowden to deliver cost-effective solutions throughout the world.


Global Actuarial and Consulting Services (GLOBACS)

Cowden provides multinational actuarial and consulting solutions across the country and globe. Through our membership in GLOBACS (Global Actuarial Consulting Services), our services’ reach extends worldwide. GLOBACS joins together EURACS (European Actuarial and Consulting Services), NORACS (North American Actuarial and Consulting Services) and APACS (Asia Pacific Actuarial Services), bringing clients a global network of expertise in local markets.

Pittsburgh Business Group on Health (PBGH)

Our affiliation with the PBGH allows us to be part of an organization that is focused on improving the health care industry. Cowden is an Associate Member of the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health (PBGH). The (PBGH) is an employer-led, non-profit coalition of organizations representing various business segments including private and public employers, government and education. Representing over 90 organizations, PBGH offers: Group-purchasing, leveraging the collective power of employers; employee engagement programs, supporting employers’ health and wellness efforts, networking, benchmarking and education opportunities and healthcare and benefit analyses; and other industry information.

Center for Healthcare Solutions

Cowden is the Corporate Silver Sponsor of the Center for Healthcare Solutions (formerly Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania (HCWP)). The Center for Healthcare Solutions is a regional association representing a continuum of healthcare facilities that includes hospitals, long-term care facilities, long-term acute care providers and specialty hospitals. They partner with more than 30 sponsors and business associates that support the region’s healthcare providers.



The professional memberships that Cowden belong to allow us to develop a relationship within the community; maintain a vast knowledge of current industry events and afford us access to continuing education for our employees. Cowden is proud to have memberships with the following organizations:

American Academy of Actuaries Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA)
Conference of Consulting Actuaries Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC)
Government Finance Officers Association of Pennsylvania (GFOA) Society of Actuaries
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)
International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) Three Rivers Area Labor Management Committee (TRALMC)
Joint Board for Enrolled Actuaries Western PA Total Compensation Association (WPTCA)
National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) Washington County Chamber of Commerce
Pittsburgh Business Exchange World at Work