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About the Summit

Thank you for your interest in the 401k Fiduciary Summit – Virtual. The first summit was created in 2018 with the goal to host a regional event that brings national value! The sponsors are excited for what we have put together for the 2021 summit and I hope you can join us. Please feel free to share this with anyone you think would benefit.

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Please join us for a valuable day of insights and updates

CE Credits

AIF®, C(k)P®, AIFA®, PPC® and SHRM-CP®


  10:10am PT
Empower Retirement

The Power of Advice

Ken Munro is the National Sales Director for Empower Retirement. As a 15-year Empower veteran, Ken leads hundreds of sales professionals, service team members, and product specialists across the nation to broaden Empower’s presence in the under $50 million plan space. Ken is a firm believer in Empower’s mission to revolutionize workplace retirement savings, which […]
  10:30am PT
American Century

Providing Prudence and Participant Loyalty: A Plan Committee Defends Itself

Industry news outlets are filled with stories about retirement plan class action lawsuits. From new cases being filed to settlements being reached to court proceedings taking place, the stories keep coming. When faced with their own suit, American Century Investments® took the case to trial.  Learn how the committee successfully defended itself by demonstrating a […]
  11:00am PT
Hicks Pension Services

Overview of 3(16) Administration and CalSavers Reminder

Established in 1968, Hicks Pension Services has partnered with retirement plan advisors for over 50 years to provide high-quality administration services to the Central Valley. In 2009, Jessica Johnson joined Hicks as a Plan Consultant, partnering with advisors from Bakersfield to Sacramento. Join Jessica as she discusses the biggest trend in plan administration, and gives […]
  11:15am PT

The Enduring Force of Innovation

Our research shows that innovation is a force that transcends crises and calamities, driving technological advancement forward at a powerful, exponential rate. We find that the most innovative companies ultimately produce stronger fundamentals and stock returns. Given its critical influence, we believe that innovation is an enduring force that holds the key to progress and […]
  11:45am PT

5 Things You Need to Know About Social Security

Most people plan to rely on Social Security for retirement income. And the statistics bear that out. Social Security benefits already provide more than half of retirement income for 50% of couples and 71% of individuals. Those preparing to retire may not understand the different ways to claim Social Security and, depending on their individual […]
  10:10am PT
Empower Retirement

Recordkeeping Trends

Jason Fewell is a Regional Vice President for Empower Retirement. A former record-setting Empower wholesaler, Jason was made Regional Vice President to lead sales efforts in the 14 states that make up Empower’s West Region. With over 20 years of industry experience, Jason has lived through the rise and fall of several major retirement plan […]
  10:30am PT
American Funds

QDIA Selection, Prudence, and Guidance

QDIAs can play a valuable role in helping plan sponsors manage risk while providing participants a well-diversified investment vehicle to save for retirement. An essential component is the process they follow to select and monitor their QDIA.
  11:00am PT
The Menke Group


John Menke co-authored the landmark ESOP legislation which subsequently spawned the industry. In 1974, he founded Menke & Associates, the first ESOP advisor firm in the country. Join The Menke Group as they give an overview of the ESOP industry, and explain why these plans can provide unique value to business owners and retirement plan […]
  11:15am PT

Cash Balance Plans

Kravitz, Inc. is credited with establishing the first pension plan in Los Angeles in 1975. Since then, Kravitz has grown to become the nation’s leader in a unique retirement plan called Cash Balance Plans. Join Ken Guidroz, Director of New Plan Design, as he discusses Cash Balance Plan design, and how Cash Balance Plans can […]
  11:30am PT
Federated Hermes

ERISA Update from ERISA Attorney Brad Campbell

Bradford Campbell is a nationally recognized figure in employer-sponsored retirement plans who leverages his prior experience as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employee Benefits to advise clients across a broad range of issues related to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). As ERISA’s former “top cop” and primary regulator, Brad has detailed […]
  10:10am PT
Empower Retirement

Cybersecurity Best Practices

Trish McGinity is the Head of Cybersecurity Communications for Empower Retirement. In her role, Trish is responsible for delivering high-level security and technology presentations on the Empower cybersecurity program and related technology advancements to educate prospective, new and existing clients as well as Empower associates, including members of the executive leadership team.
  10:30am PT

ESG Investing in Retirement Plans

Target date funds have become the dominant investment option in 401(k) and other retirement plans. Research has shown that including sustainable factors in investment analysis may help enhance returns and mitigate risks. Incorporating ESG investment considerations into target date funds and retirement plan fund lineups is a relatively new development, bringing the best of both […]
  11:00am PT

Pooled Employer Plans

Nexus Administrators is a recently rebranded partnership between two powerhouse administration firms in the Central Valley – All Valley Administrators and Retirement Plan Consultants. Join Tom Tsaris, leader of Nexus and foundational retirement figure as he gives an overview of the most popular topic in the retirement plan industry today, Pooled Employer Plans.
  11:15am PT
Department of Labor

Department of Labor Update

Please join us for an hour conversation with a Benefits Advisor at the U.S. Department of Labor, as they review 2020 and discusses the DOL’s focus for 2021. An open forum Q/A will also take place.

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