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NAPA

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) is pleased to announce its annual list of Top Women Advisors. 

Now in its seventh year, the Top Women Advisors accolade was launched in 2015 to acknowledge the contributions of a growing number of women who are making significant contributions to the retirement industry, as well as bringing excellence to the profession.

ARLINGTON, VA — Amidst growing worker interest in, and plan sponsor curiosity about, investments in environmental, social & governance investing, the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) has launched a new certificate program designed to help advisors educate and evaluate those alternatives.

ARLINGTON, VA — The National Association of Plan Advisors has published its list of the nation’s top defined contribution (DC) Advisor Teams.

Unlike other lists, this focuses on individual firms, or what may, in a wirehouse environment, be referred to as a team, or office, and the assets under advisement related to their defined contribution (DC) practice, specifically in a single physical location.  The inaugural list was published in 2017.   

ARA

ARLINGTON, VA, (October 13, 2021) — The American Retirement Association, the nation’s leading advocacy organization of retirement plan professionals and plan sponsors, enthusiastically supports today’s proposal by the Department of Labor that affirms a level playing field for investments with an environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus.

ARLINGTON, VA (May 25, 2021) — As part of its ongoing commitment to its 25,000+ members and the impact of their advocacy on behalf of the nation’s private retirement system, the American Retirement Association has named Erika Goodwin to the newly created position of Advocacy Engagement Manager.

ARLINGTON, VA, (February 12, 2021) — The American Retirement Association, the nation’s leading advocacy organization of retirement plan professionals and plan sponsors, commends the decision by the Department of Labor to confirm that its exemption for investment advice fiduciaries will go into effect, as scheduled..

ARLINGTON, VA, (January 13, 2021) —With the start of a new year, the American Retirement Association is pleased to announce a new slate of Officers on its Board of Directors.

Joseph A. Nichols, MSPA, partner and Director of Actuarial Services at DWC—The 401(k) Experts, has been named President of the American Retirement Association.  Nichols has previously served as both Treasurer of the ARA, and as president of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) in 2016.

Joining Nichols as Officers for 2021:

ARLINGTON, VA, (January 12, 2021) —The American Retirement Association today announces some key reassignments among its senior management team. 

NTSA

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Tax-Deferred Savings Association, part of the American Retirement Association (ARA), is proud to announce its 2021 NTSA Elite Advisors.

The NTSA 2021 Elite Advisors are:

ARLINGTON, VA –The National Tax-Deferred Savings Association, part of the American Retirement Association (ARA), is pleased to acknowledge the recipients of the NTSA 2021 Richard Ford Volunteer Service Award..

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