WASHINGTON, DC (October 26, 2014) – The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) inaugurated Kyla Keck, CPC, QPA, QKA, ERPA, as the new President of the organization during the opening session of the 2014 ASPPA Annual Conference at the Gaylord Hotel, in National Harbor, MD.
Keck, a Principal of SageView Retirement Plan Consultants (SVRPC) and SageView Advisory Group in Knoxville, TN, supports clients of both organizations in plan design, plan documents, plan administration consulting and corrections.
With more than 30 years of experience in the employee benefits industry, Keck has worked in various aspects of qualified retirement plans. Prior to becoming a partner of SVRPC in 1996, Keck was vice president of Trust and Employee Benefits at First American Bank. Her other professional experience includes benefit software programming, retirement plan administration, and client technical support for Booke & Company as well as serving as Corporate Compensation and Benefits Manager for Plasti-Line, Inc.
Keck has served on various ASPPA committees, including the Benefits Conference of the South, the ASPPA Annual Conference, Continuing Education taskforce of E&E. Committee leadership positions include Vice Chair of National Conferences and General Co-Chair of Conferences. She became a member of the ASPPA Board of Directors in 2009 and has served as Vice President, Secretary, Senior Vice President and President-Elect.
In addition to Keck’s ASPPA educational credentials, her qualifications include the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent from the Internal Revenue Service.
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. Visit our newsroom at www.asppanews.org.
John Ortman, Director of Communications
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