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2018 Pension Focus Conference: Speaker Preview

Last Updated: February 24, 2018

The 2018 Pension Focus Conference, sponsored by Pension Consultants, Inc., is a don’t miss event featuring expert speakers on the topic of retirement plan performance. Designed specifically to educate retirement plan sponsors and fiduciaries working with corporate sponsored retirement plans on how to deliver a top-performing plan, Pension Focus has been equipping attendees for more than 20 years.
This year’s speaker line up represents a significant breadth and depth of industry knowledge. Attendees will hear from keynote speaker, Global Editor-in-Chief of PLANADVISER and PLANSPONSOR for Asset International, Alison Cooke-Mintzer. Alison oversees Asset International’s publications under these brands to provide comprehensive industry news to plan sponsors, advisers, and consultants. Experts in employee benefits law Brandon Long, John Utz, and Keith Peters will offer their perspectives on current legal issues and regulatory updates.  Each presenter has earned distinctions for their practice and combines real-world legal experience with practical application to provide attendees with significant takeaway value. Industry research specialists Dr. Rui Yao, Dr. Raife Giovinazzo, and Chris Thixton, QPA, will present on current trends and projections for the future of the industry. Combining both personal behavior and industry research, these speakers will provide attendees with a platform of information from which to make future-focused decisions about the performance of the plans they manage. And, as an added bonus, Southwest Missouri television personality and 4-time Emmy award winner Jeff Houghton will serve as Master of Ceremonies.  Jeff is the creator of the internet sensation Instagram Husband, and is a writer, improviser, and comedian. To learn more about the 2018 Pension Focus speakers and conference schedule, download the conference information packet or visit 2018 Pension Focus Conference Packet Join us at Pension Focus: May 3-4, 2018, Chateau on the Lake, Branson, MO PCI’s archived blog entries are dated, the rules and statutes referenced may have changed. The analysis or guidance within these blog entries may have become stale, dated, or no longer accurate. PCI will not update or change these entries to reflect the latest analysis or development.


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