ERISA entrusts the care of retirement benefits and the proper operation of retirement plans to “fiduciaries” of the plans, such as the business owners who sponsor them. Fiduciaries who fail can face penalties and personal liability for plan losses. Attend this course to understand fiduciary responsibilities and liabilities, how to identify the different types of plan fiduciaries and implement fiduciary liability reduction strategies and tactics.
*Disclaimer: This recording is not eligible for Continuing Education Credits
Richard W. Rausser has more than 30 years of experience in the retirement benefits industry. He is Senior Vice President of Thought Leadership at Pentegra, a leading provider of retirement plan and fiduciary outsourcing to organizations nationwide. Rich is responsible for helping to shape and define Pentegra’s viewpoint on workplace retirement plans, plan design strategy, retirement success and employee savings trends. His work is used by employers, employees, advisors, policymakers and the media to produce successful outcomes for American workers. In addition, Rich is responsible for Pentegra’s Defined Benefit line of business, which includes a team of Actuaries and other retirement plan professionals as well as Pentegra’s BOLI line of business. He is a frequent speaker on retirement benefit topics; a Certified Pension Consultant (CPC); a Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA); a Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA); and a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA). He holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from Ursinus College.