Tegrit Group CEO, Michael M. Spickard is Named to Board of Directors of Cobalt Community Research

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Tegrit Group CEO, Michael M. Spickard is named to Board of Directors of Cobalt Community Research. Cobalt Community Research is a 501c3 nonprofit coalition created to help schools, government and other nonprofit organizations thrive as changes emerge in the economic, demographic and social landscape.

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Michael M. Spickard, Chief Executive Officer, EA, MSPA, COPA, CPC, QPA. Mike is the Chief Executive Officer of Tegrit Group andd Chairman of the Board for Tegrit Group.

Tegrit Group CEO, Michael M. Spickard is named to Board of Directors of Cobalt Community Research.

“We are very pleased to add Mike’s thoughtful, experienced perspective to the work we do across the country,” said William SaintAmour, Cobalt’s executive director. “Health care and retirement issues are key areas of challenge and opportunity for public sector employers. Mr. Spickard’s expertise will provide significant value to the organizations who use our nonprofit programs.”

Cobalt Community Research is a leading nonprofit research coalition based in Lansing, Michigan. As a national 501c3 nonprofit coalition, Cobalt’s mission is to provide research and educational tools that help schools, local governments, retirement funds and other nonprofit member organizations thrive as changes emerge in the economic, demographic and social landscape. Cobalt provides citizen satisfaction surveys, school engagement surveys, business engagement surveys and other specialized research to support planning and budget allocation of governmental and membership organizations, including public retirement systems. Cobalt also coordinates important annual studies tracking public sector changes in health care and retirement strategies and practice.

About Mike Spickard

Michael M. Spickard, EA, MSPA, COPA, CPC, QPA is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Tegrit Group. As CEO, he is involved in business development, strategic direction, allocating resources, and planning for long-term organizational needs. Mike has extensive experience in actuarial consulting and plan administration in the retirement plan industry.

Mike co-founded Summit Retirement Plan Services, Inc. (now Tegrit Group) in 1996 after working with Charles Schwab Retirement Plan and the Goodrich Corporation.

In May 2007, Mike was appointed by the Department of Treasury to the Advisory Committee on Taxation (ACT) – Employee Benefits Group. The purpose of the ACT is to allow the IRS to receive regular input from the private sector with respect to the development of administrative policy and procedures of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division. Mike served on the ACT until June 2010. Upon his departure, Mike was awarded the Commissioner’s Award, which is the highest honor the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division can bestow, for serving with distinction, his dedication and exemplary service.

Mike graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Mathematics.

About Tegrit Group
Tegrit Group is a national leader in actuarial consulting, plan administration, and technology services for public and private retirement plan sponsors, plan administration, and technology services for public and private plan sponsors. With over 125 associates, our team includes experts in the pension industry with decades of private and public sector experience focused on delivering tools and consulting that support the culture, needs and goals of a broad based spectrum of retirement plan services.

Tegrit Group provides services to more than 2,000 employers and has employees in five offices. Locations include: Cleveland, Columbus and Akron, Ohio. Livonia, Michigan, and Spartanburg, South Carolina.

For more information visit tegritgroup.com or call 1.877.7.Tegrit (1.877.783.4748)

For information:
http://www.tegritgroup.com
Contact: greg.mcabee(at)tegritgroup(dot)com
Phone 330-983-0588

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