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DCIIA/SPARK Summer Public Policy Series Speakers

Below please find an alphabetical list of speakers for the DCIIA/SPARK Summer Public Policy Series. We'll be regularly updating this page as we confirm speakers so please check back often. For more information visit the event page.

Pablo Antolin

Public Pensions and the Aftermath of the Coronavirus Crisis

Principal Economist, Head of Private Pensions, Deputy Head of Insurance, Private Pension and Financial Markets Division, OECD

Keith Brainard

Public Pensions and the Aftermath of the Coronavirus Crisis

Research Director, National Association of State Retirement Administrators

Eric Brickman

Engaging Participants Post Crisis

Executive Vice President, Chief Solutions Officer, Newport Group

DeMario Carswell

Recent Plan Litigation: Key Takeaways for Fiduciaries

Associate, Financial Industry and ERISA Litigation, Goodwin

Tom Clark

Recent Plan Litigation: Key Takeaways for Fiduciaries

Chief Operating Officer, The Wagner Law Group

Simon Colboc

Will Europe Embrace DC Savings?

Senior Advisor, CMI Strategies
Secretary General, FECIF European Pensions Institute

Catherine Collinson

Trust: The Most Important Factor

CEO and President, Transamerica Institute

Michael Davis

PEPs/MEPs: What's Next

Head of Institutional Defined Contribution Plan Specialists - Americas, T. Rowe Price

David Draine

Public Pensions and the Aftermath of the Coronavirus Crisis

Senior Researcher, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Jonathan Epstein

Using Alternatives in DC Plans

President and Founder, Defined Contribution Alternatives Association

Jamie Fleckner

Recent Plan Litigation: Key Takeaways for Fiduciaries

Partner and Chair of ERISA Litigation Practice, Goodwin Procter

Diane Gallagher

Recent Plan Litigation: Key Takeaways for Fiduciaries

Vice President, Client Marketing and Value-Add Programs, American Century Investments

Chris Gaston

Update from the Hill

Senior Policy Director, Davis & Harman LLP

Kara Getz

Update from the Hill

Chief Counsel, Ways & Means Chairman Richard E. Neal

Mary Beth Glotzbach

Opening Remarks, July 22

Vice President - Institutional DCIO, Franklin Templeton Institutional

Michael Hadley

Deep Dive on SECURE - Open Questions on Key Operational Aspects

Management Committee Member, Davis & Harman LLP

Cindy Hounsell

Financial Wellness: Priorities and Challenges

President and Founder, Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement

Abigail Hurwitz

Global Aging and Lifetime Income: How Should Global DC Systems Cope?

Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Environmental Economics and Management
Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

David Ireland

Trust: The Most Important Factor

Senior Managing Director, Head of Global Defined Contribution, State Street Global Advisors

Melissa Kahn

Insights from the Regulators on Recent Guidance

Managing Director and Retirement Policy Strategist, State Street Global Advisors

Dennis Lamm

Fraud Prevention

Senior Vice President, Customer Protection, Fidelity Investments

Christian Lemaire

Will Europe Embrace DC Savings?

Global Head of Retirement Solutions, Amundi

Per Linnemann

Global Aging and Lifetime Incomes: How Should Global DC Systems Cope?

Principal and Founder, Linnemann Actuarial Consulting ApS

Neil Lloyd

Trust: The Most Important Factor

Partner, Head of US DC & Financial Wellness Research, Mercer

Randy Long

PEPs/MEPs: What's Next

Founder and Managing Principal, SageView Advisory Group

Rich Magner

How the World Saves

CEO and Managing Director, Infosys McCamish Systems

Raoul Manchand

Industry Roundtable Discussion on Lifetime Income Disclosures

Director, Regulatory Engagement, TIAA

Alex Mazer

Universal Workplace Savings Plans

Co-Founder, Common Wealth

Lew Minsky

Opening Remarks, August 19

President and Chief Executive Officer, Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association

John Mitchem

Will Europe Embrace DC Savings?

Principal, JM3 Projects

Elizabeth Mulholland

Financial Wellness: Priorities and Challenges

Chief Executive Officer, Prosper Canada

Tim Pitney

Global Aging and Lifetime Income: How Should Global DC Systems Cope?

Managing Director, Institutional Investment and Endowment Distribution, TIAA

Kirby Rappell

Universal Workplace Savings Plans

Chief Executive Officer, SuperRatings

Mike Raso

Recent Plan Litigation: Key Takeaways for Fiduciaries

Managing Director, Head of Intermediary & Retail - Americas, PineBridge Investments

Chris Robino

Deep Dive on SECURE - Open Questions on Key Operational Aspects

Senior ERISA Counsel, SS&C Technologies

Tim Rouse

Opening Remarks, August 12

Executive Director, The SPARK Institute

Mark Rowlands

Global Aging and Lifetime Income: How Should Global DC Systems Cope?

Director of Customer Engagement, National Employment Savings Trust

Ronald Rutherford

Insights from the Regulators on Recent Guidance

Branch Chief, Qualified Plans Branch 2, IRS Office of Chief Counsel

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Bill Ryan

Using Alternatives in DC Plans

Partner, Head of North America DC Multi-Assets Solutions, Aon

Jessica Sclafani

Financial Wellness: Priorities and Challenges

Director and Defined Contribution Strategist, Investment Solutions Group, MFS Investment Management

Katie Selenski

Universal Workplace Savings Plans

Executive Director, CalSavers

Sara Shean

Using Alternatives in DC Plans

Executive Director, Defined Contribution, PGIM Real Estate

Joseph Smolen

PEPs/MEPs: What's Next

Senior Vice President, Core Market, Empower Retirement

Ron Storhaug

Update from the Hill

Tax and Economic Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Mark Strosahl

Fraud Prevention

Business Information Security Officer, Retirement & Income Solutions, Principal

Marlon Sullivan

Financial Wellness: Priorities and Challenges

Divisional Vice President, Global Compensation and Benefits, Abbott

Aron Szapiro

Role of the Employer in DC Plans

Director of Policy Research, Morningstar

Ziga Vizintin

Will Europe Embrace DC Savings?

Advisor to the Management Board, CMO, Pokojninska

Cindy Volker

Privacy

Vice President of Product Strategy, Marketing and Regulatory Communication Solutions, Broadridge Financial

Jeanne Wilson

Fraud Prevention

Acting Assistant Secretary, Agency Head for Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor