SOURCE: Profit Sharing/401k Council of America

September 13, 2011 15:30 ET

PSCA Prepares to Kick Off 64th Annual National Conference in Las Vegas

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2011) - The Profit Sharing/401k Council of America (PSCA) will host their 64th Annual National Conference at The Mirage in Las Vegas on September 19-22, 2011.

"PSCA's National Conference is a unique gathering of industry experts and leaders, Plan Sponsors, and service providers. It is the event of the year for anyone involved in the defined contribution industry," said PSCA President David Wray.

Besides networking with other Plan Sponsors, attendees will enjoy keynote speeches from Michael L. Davis, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Employee Benefits Security Administration (ESBA), and industry leaders like Dr. Bob Froehlich, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist at The Hartford. He'll share his insights about the economy through his presentation, "Outlook for the Financial Markets."

Other key note speakers and their topics include:

  • David Wray, President of PSCA - Connecting for Success: Today's Solutions for Tomorrow's Retirement Plans
  • Ed Ferrigno, Vice President, Washington Affairs, PSCA - Washington Update
  • Tom Fontaine, Global Head of AllianceBernstein Defined Contribution Business - Get Inside the Minds of Plan Participants
  • Jim McCool, Head of Institutional Business, Charles Schwab - Best Intentions
  • Warren Cormier, founder and President of Boston Research Group and Spencer Williams, President and CEO, Rollover Systems - Orphans of the DC System: Small Balances and Term-Vested Participants
  • Mendel Melzer, President, Newport Group Securities; Kelli Hueler, President, Hueler Corporation; David Ramirez, Portfolio Manager, Financial Engines; Drew Carrington, Head of Defined Contribution and Retirement Solutions, UBS; and Sri Reddy, Head of Prudential Retirement - Panel Presentation: New Innovations in Retirement Income Strategies

Attendees will also have a choice of over 40 workshops and roundtables on topics from investments, plan design, fee disclosure, compliance, and communications. Plus, Microsoft will present a special program with a superstar list of experts from Xinnovation, Putnam Investments, vWise, and Infusion on The Future of the Client Communications Experience.

This year's PSCA Signature Awards winners will also be honored during a special presentation on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. A reception, sponsored by Russell Investments, will be held in their honor that evening.

PSCA's National Conference will also feature a full Exhibit Hall of 40 conference sponsors and exhibitors. Representatives from the industry's leading service providers will be on hand to share their newest tool and products that will enhance how Plan Sponsors manage their plans.

The National Conference is sponsored in part due to the generous support of National level sponsors: AllianceBernstein, Charles Schwab, The Hartford, ING, J.P. Morgan, New York Life Retirement Plan Services, Retirement Made Simpler, and SunTrust.

About the Profit Sharing/401k Council of America
The Profit Sharing/401k Council of America (PSCA), a national non-profit association of 1,200 companies and their six million employees, advocates increased retirement security through profit sharing, 401(k), and related defined contribution programs to federal policymakers and makes practical assistance with profit sharing and 401(k) plan design, administration, investment, compliance, and communication available to its members. PSCA, established in 1947, is based on the principle that "defined contribution partnership in the workplace fits today's reality." PSCA's services are tailored to meet the needs of both large and small companies with members ranging in size from Fortune 100 firms to small, entrepreneurial businesses.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Profit Sharing/401k Council of America
    David Wray
    President
    PSCA
    312-419-1863
    davidw@psca.org