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Orientation and Welcome


Definiti: Together Means More


SESSION 1 | 12:06 PM CT
401(k) Basics

In this session, we’ll cover the fundamentals of operating your 401(k) plan and what you need to do to keep it compliant with the regulations. The class will cover when certain tasks should be completed throughout the year, the documents you need to retain for your plan and the basics of rules applicable to 401(k) plans.

Candis Belin, QKA
Senior Retirement Plan Consultant

Candis is a Senior Retirement Plan Consultant at Definiti where she specializes in complex retirement plans, ranging from mid to large sized accounts. With over a decade of experience in the retirement plan industry, she has become known for her problem-solving skills, meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. She has been instrumental in analyzing processes and implementing efficiencies that improve workflows. Having displayed an acumen for the industry, Candis has also aided in the development and training of up and coming consultants. Candis holds a Qualified 401(k) Consultant (QKC) designation with the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.


SESSION 2 | 12:40 PM CT
Leading from the Laptop:
The Art and Science of Successful Virtual Meetings 

Ryan Tiernan
Senior National Accounts Manager

Ryan Tiernan is a senior national accounts manager at Capital Group, home of American Funds. He has 19 years of industry experience and has been with Capital Group for three years. Prior to joining Capital, he founded Access Point HSA. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He also holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and Certified Investment Management Analyst® designations. Ryan is based in Providence, RI.

SESSION 3 | 1:35 PM CT
How to Reduce Your Fiduciary Liability

Sponsoring a retirement plan entails fiduciary liability assumed by the plan sponsor and certain individuals who have discretionary authority over the plan.  Learn how you can shift a portion of this fiduciary liability to Definiti.

Melanie Williamson, APA, QPA, ERPA
Director, 3(16) Fiduciary Services

Melanie leads the 3(16) Fiduciary Services division and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of several Definiti offices along the east coast. She works closely with the administration team on complex technical matters, Voluntary Correction Program filings, and escalated client relationship issues. Melanie has worked in the retirement industry since 1989 and is an Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent (ERPA). She also maintains her Accredited Pension Administrator (APA) and Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA) designations. She earned her Master’s in Business Administration and undergraduate degree from New Hampshire College.


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