ASPPA Presents Sal Tripodi with Prestigious Eidson Award

| October 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, (October 27, 2013) – The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) honored Sal L. Tripodi, Esq., APM, with the 2013 Harry T. Eidson Founders Award during the 47th ASPPA Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.

Sal currently maintains a nationally based consulting practice in the employee benefits area, TRI Pension Services. TRI Pension Services provides technical training in ERISA-related areas, presenting seminars around the country. The firm authors an eight-volume reference guide, The ERISA Outline Book, and an electronic quarterly newsletter, eRISA Update. Tripodi hosts ERISA-related seminars for major financial institutions, trade and professional associations and consulting firms all over the United States.

He served as the President of ASPPA for the 2007-2008 term and served as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Graduate Tax Program from 1986 through 2007. Tripodi started his employee benefits career with the Internal Revenue Service, as a Tax Law Specialist with the IRS National Office (1979-1983). Since1983, Tripodi has been in the private sector, consulting on employee benefit matters, writing reference materials concerning employee benefit plans, and conducting numerous seminars. In 2001, he received ASPPA’s Educator’s Award. He is a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel since 2007. He received a JD at Catholic University of America Law School (1979) and an LLM at Georgetown University Law School (1983).

ASPPA established this award in 1995 to honor the memory of its founder, Harry T. Eidson. His belief in the importance of the employer sponsored retirement system in the United States and in having an organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing such a system was the inspiration for the formation of ASPPA in 1966. Each year, ASPPA honors one or two individuals for their contributions to the industry. Recipients can be members of ASPPA or from outside the association’s membership.

About ASPPA:

The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) is a national organization of more than 16,000 retirement plan and benefits professionals that serves as the educator, voice, and advocate for the employer-based retirement system. ASPPA members are administrators, actuaries, advisors, attorneys, accountants and other financial services professionals who provide consulting and administrative services for qualified retirement plans. For the latest news, visit

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