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Opt-In to Receive DCIIA Event Invitations and Updates

Posted By Karen Witham, Thursday, August 22, 2019

Are you responsible for managing (or helping to manage) your organization's defined contribution retirement plan? Would you like to be notified of DCIIA event invitations, webinars, new white papers, and other educational content and networking opportunities?

Please provide your contact information via the below link and you'll be added to our plan sponsor database, where you'll join the more than 600 plan sponsors who are already engaged with DCIIA. We will not sell or distribute your contact information to any outside parties.

If you have any questions please contact us on Thanks!

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DCIIA Retirement Research Center Announces Plan Sponsor Steering Committee

Posted By Karen Witham, Sunday, February 10, 2019

The DCIIA Retirement Research Center, led by Warren Cormier, is pleased to announce its inaugural Plan Sponsor Steering Committee. The committee will provide valuable input in support of the RRC's mission to develop original research that is practical, actionable, collaborative, credible, product agnostic, and transparent.

Many thanks to these plan sponsors for their time and participation!

Pictured (L-R):
Lavina Mehta, Bechtel; Tony Tomich, Farmers Insurance; Scott Knowles, Cisco Systems; Stuart O'Dell, formerly of Intel; Thomas Foster, Pinnacle West; Ed Adams, IBM; Meenu Natarajan, HP; Julie Nickoley, Boeing; Carrie Pierce, State of California Savings Plus Program

Not pictured:
Mary Nell Billings, Hilton; Kevin Hanney, UTC; Jeffrey Hutson, Indiana Public Retirement System; Keith Overly, Ohio Deferred Compensation; Diana Winalski, International Paper

Photo credit: Scott Dingwell

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Plan Sponsor-Focused Videos with DCIIA's Peg Knox

Posted By Karen Witham, Sunday, January 27, 2019

DCIIA's COO, Peg Knox, is a former plan sponsor and has been focusing on deeper DCIIA engagement with the plan sponsor community. We invite you to watch our series of three brief videos and let us know if you have comments or questions!

Link to the DCIIA Video Library

How DCIIA Can Help You: Peg highlights DCIIA initiatives focused on helping plan sponsors. (run time 1:08 min)

Plan Sponsor Roundtables: Peg shares key takeaways from a series of roundtable discussions with plan sponsors held throughout the U.S.
(run time 1:49 min)

Plan Sponsor Input Needed: Peg asks plan sponsors to engage with the organization and outlines key DCIIA activities.
(run time 1:07 min)

All three videos were shot for DCIIA by Scott Dingwell

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Plan Sponsor Update: Winter 2018/19

Posted By Peg Knox, Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

We're pleased to share the following DCIIA updates with you. We welcome plan sponsor involvement with all aspects of DCIIA as honorary members -- registration for DCIIA events is always complementary for plan sponsors.

DCIIA fosters a dialogue among the leaders of the defined contribution community, including plan sponsors, who are passionate about improving the retirement security of America’s workers. We consider the voice of the plan sponsor a crucial part of our success as we work to connect people and ideas in the pursuit of better retirement outcomes.

Your engagement with DCIIA can help you stay abreast of the latest industry trends, thought leadership, news, and public policy developments. You'll also have multiple opportunities to connect with local financial industry and retirement professionals at our national and regional events.

If you have any questions please contact us on

Be Our Guest at the DCIIA Innovation Forum

Register now as our guest for the DCIIA Innovation Forum, January 23-24, 2019 in Newport Beach, CA. Our agenda includes topics that will help shape the future of the retirement industry -- come and learn how these trends may impact you and your plan participants. To register, contact us on

Please save the date for our other 2019 Forums:

* Public Policy Forum, April 11-12 in Washington, DC

* Academic Forum, November 20-21 in New York City 

Learn About the 2018 Excellence & Innovation Award Winners

Since 2012, DCIIA and Pensions & Investments (P&I) have co-sponsored this annual award for defined contribution plan sponsors. These awards recognize DC plan executives and their employers for well-executed, creative and unusual projects that help ensure participants have an adequate income at retirement.

See the list of this year's winners

Lew Minsky to Speak in Boston January 29, 2019

Lew Minsky, DCIIA's CEO and president, is set to be the keynote speaker at the FRA DCIO Leadership Summit on Jan 29, 2019 in Boston. We will be hosting a dinner that evening -- please contact us if you'd like to attend!

Industry Events Calendar

Check out our calendar of upcoming DC/retirement industry events.

Also -- learn more about some of our member volunteer leaders in our "We Are DCIIA" member profiles.

Thank you for your interest in DCIIA. Please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions, or would like to attend any of our upcoming events:

The Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA) is a non-profit association dedicated to enhancing the retirement security of America’s workers. To do this, DCIIA fosters a dialogue among the leaders of the defined contribution community who are passionate about improving defined contribution outcomes. DCIIA’s diverse group of members include investment managers, consultants and advisors, law firms, record keepers, insurance companies, plan sponsors and other thought leaders who are collectively committed to the best interests of plan participants.

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