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Retirement Plans 101 for HR Professionals
In-Person Monday 06/12/2023 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), People (Technical), Workplace (Technical) | Intended Audience: Emerging Professional
Workplace Application:
Understand fiduciary governance, plan administration, employee communication and investment management components of offering a retirement plan. 

As an HR professional, you are expected to be knowledgeable on a wide breadth of topics.    Join this session to gain a basic understanding of the rules and requirements of offering a retirement plan.  Whether you are new to this role or looking for a refresher, this is a great way to ensure your plan is compliant while also looking for ways to improve your offering to employees.  We will explore regulatory requirements, vendor management, non-discrimination testing, plan design options, fiduciary governance and investment management decisions. And of course can answer questions that may be top of mind to you.  The 401k/403b industry has experienced tremendous change in the last few years; now is the time to update your education!

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the basic requirements for a retirement plan to be qualified for tax benefits.
  • Understand the core responsibilities of the plan sponsor (i.e. employer) when offering a plan to employees.
  • Outline the primary decisions that an employer must make when establishing a plan.
  • Consider best practices for strong fiduciary governance, investment management, plan administration & employee experience.

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Kevin  Mahoney, CIMA Photo
Kevin Mahoney, CIMA, Managing Director, Senior Institutional Consultant,
Raymond James
Kristen Koluch, CFA , AIFA, CFP Photo
Kristen Koluch, CFA , AIFA, CFP, Senior Vice President, Investments,
Raymond James