Bill McDermott

Bill McDermott is Senior Vice President of the Large, Mega and Not-for-Profit Markets for Empower Retirement. He is responsible for the quality of service delivered by Empower to more than 400 clients.

A 30-year veteran in the benefits and retirement industry, Bill joined the organization in 2012. Before coming to Empower, he led the defined contribution business within Goldman Sachs Investment Management. His previous experience includes leadership roles as the Head of Defined Contribution and Outsourcing for large plans for Fidelity Investments; Head of Corporate Markets and a member of the Executive Committee at AXA Equitable; and Head of Business Development in the New York market and partner for Hewitt Associates. In each of these roles, Bill worked with clients and consultants to help employees retire successfully.

Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Villanova University. He is a frequent speaker at investment and retirement industry events. In addition, 401kWire has recognized Bill as one of the most influential people in the defined contribution industry.