2014 Philadelphia Fiduciary Summit Gathers Local Employers and Plan Sponsors to Discuss 401(k) and 403(b) Best Practices

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Xponential Growth Solutions announces the 2014 Philadelphia Fiduciary Summit taking place on October 8, 2014 at Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoades. The summit marks the 17th stop of the 2014 Retirement Plan Roadshow, a national series of gatherings designed to improve outcomes for 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plan participants.

2014 Philadelphia Fiduciary Summit

This summit zeroes in on three areas plan sponsors are spending a lot of time on: (1) maximizing plan design to maximize employee outcomes, (2) implementing processes to ensure plan fees are reasonable, and (3) creating a "best-in-class" lineup...

Xponential Growth Solutions is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 2014 Philadelphia Fiduciary Summit. The Fiduciary Summit will bring together both local and national expertise to interact with employers made up of CFOs, HR Directors, and Business Owners. Speakers will provide insights to help employers reduce fiduciary risk, identify plan upgrades, and make better decisions that positively impact participants.

Mike Falcone, Vice President – East Region at NFP Retirement, emphasizes, "This summit zeroes in on three areas plan sponsors are spending a lot of time on: (1) maximizing plan design to maximize employee outcomes, (2) implementing processes to ensure plan fees are reasonable, and (3) creating a "best-in-class" lineup, with a focus on identifying the most appropriate Target Date Fund solution for your participants. In addition to hearing directly from portfolio managers of three Target Date Fund series, Emerald's Joe Besecker will share his view of the market and David Donaldson, a former DOL Investigator, will identify strategies that will help make your plans bullet-proof not if, but when the DOL comes calling."

Falcone, will be leading the discussion on fiduciary topics impacting local plan sponsors. Guest speakers include:

  • Pam Basse – Senior Plan Consultant at NFP Retirement
  • Tim Black – Senior Plan Consultant at NFP Retirement
  • Greg Fox – Partner at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoades
  • Dave Donaldson – Former Senior DOL Investigator, President & CEO – ERISA Smart
  • Joe Besecker, CEO at Emerald Asset Management

A Target Date Fund Panel will be featured at the summit and will include Senior Portfolio Managers from American Funds, BlackRock and T. Rowe Price.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What Every Fiduciary Needs to Know for 2014 & 2015
  • Evaluating Reasonableness of Plan Fees
  • Selecting the Most Appropriate Target Date Solution
  • Legislative & Regulatory Update
  • Driving Exceptional Participant Outcomes Through Courageous Plan Design
  • DOL Enforcement Update - Through the Eyes of A Former Senior DOL Investigator

The 2014 Philadelphia Fiduciary Summit is the seventeenth stop of the Retirement Plan Roadshow and will be held at the Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoades office at 123 S Broad St # 2400, Philadelphia, PA 19109. The Philadelphia Fiduciary Summit is approved for 3 CPE/CPA credits and 3 HRCI general credits. Seating is limited and local plan sponsors will receive priority registration. Additional details and registration information can be found using the link below.


About NFP Retirement
NFP is a leader in the delivery of benefits solutions for companies of all sizes and in the delivery of life insurance and wealth management solutions for high net worth individuals. NFP’s leading, independent broker/dealer offers a wide range of choices from some of the nation’s top investment companies.

NFP operates and reports in three segments that provide diverse products and services to corporate and high net worth individual clients: the Corporate Client Group, the Individual Client Group and Advisor Services.

NFP advisors partner with clients to help provide them with comprehensive solutions, backed by NFP’s open architecture approach, national scale and resources. NFP is focused on optimizing cross-selling opportunities and building recurring revenue, and diversification, ensuring the company is well-positioned for long-term growth.

About Xponential Growth Solutions
Xponential Growth Solutions (XGS) unites 401(k), 403(b) and retirement plan sponsors with elite resources and exclusive connections. Through research, fiduciary summits, and industry expertise, they help the nation’s retirement plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and trustees evaluate their plan and navigate the retirement plan industry. Working to help America reach their retirement goals one retirement plan at a time, XGS also founded the Retirement Plan Roadshow, a national series of fiduciary educational summits dedicated to human resources, finance and business professionals in charge of America's 401(k), 403(b), and retirement plans.

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