2017 SPARK Forum - The Breakers - Palm Beach, FL


Sponsor and Exhibitor Profiles

 

Primary Sponsors

BlackRock
55 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10017
Ph: 551-697-1165
www.BlackRock.com/DC

Retirement is harder than ever before. That's why many of the world's largest DC plans trust BlackRock with their participants' retirement futures. As an independent, global defined contribution investment-only provider, BlackRock provides a breadth of capabilities and depth of knowledge across asset management, plan design, client engagement and participant communications. Our dedicated DC professionals are committed to harnessing the same investment and risk management expertise and leading-edge technology that many of the world's largest institutions turn to, so you can address the challenge of providing your employees with better retirement outcomes.

 
 
Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, New York 11717
Ph: 888-237-1900
www.broadridge.com

Broadridge is the leading provider of investor communications, technology-driven solutions, and data and analytics for wealth management, asset management and capital markets firms, and corporations. We help clients drive operational excellence to manage risk, accelerate growth and deliver real business value. We work with our clients to understand their unique challenges, finding ways to overcome them and seize opportunities -- with smart, reliable, end-to-end solutions that deliver greater clarity, improved communications, analytics and revenue/expense management.

 
 
Congruent Solutions, Inc.
19925 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, California 95014
Ph: 408-252-2187
info@coreretirementsolutions.com
www.coreretirementsolutions.com

Congruent Solutions Inc. is a pioneer in providing technology solutions and plan administration services to the retirement industry. Since 2004, Congruent has partnered with Tier 1 plan providers and TPAs, providing a full array of back-office administration services - from enrolling new participants, processing contributions, loans and distributions, conversions and de-conversions, to Compliance Testing and 5500 preparation. Leveraging its domain and technology experience, Congruent developed COREDC, a new generation end-to-end enterprise technology platform covering both record keeping and transaction processing. A web based interface is available for all stake holders. COREDC combines rich functionality with the latest in technology to address specific needs of the retirement plan providers, providing them superior performance, scalability and flexibility. The "cloud-based" COREDC platform provides self-service capability to all constituents of the retirement ecosystem and creates a better overall customer experience. The COREDC platform can also be implemented in small modules as CORE Point Solutions to address specific business pain points with straight-thru processing such as payroll, eligibility, loans and distributions and fees. It is designed to integrate with existing recordkeeping systems as required. In addition CORE suite of solutions, being a cloud-based SaaS platform, can be used very effectively for BpaaS (Business Process as a Service) offerings in areas such as plan data conversions. For more information, please contact: San Asuti, Executive Vice President, 408-252-2187 or Lucas Soucy, Vice President, Retirement Services, 617-314-9079.

 
 
DST
2000 Crown Colony Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Larry McQuaid
Ph: 617-521-8326
lmcquaid@dstsystems.com
www.dstsystems.com/retirement

DST is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. We help clients master complexity in the world's most demanding industries to ensure they stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements. DST is redefining the customer experience to deliver personalized, nimble and platform-agnostic solutions across the full spectrum of the retirement lifecycle, allowing you to gain actionable insights, differentiate yourself from your competition, and provide operational and service excellence. DST enables a more dynamic participant journey and positive plan sponsor experience across such critical areas as Rollover and Income Portability, Plan Health and Analytics, Recordkeeping and Plan Administration, Personalized Financial Education and Advisor Practice Management solutions. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, our solutions help retirement companies better manage the shifting market, evolving regulations and changing demographics. Learn more at: www.dstsystems.com/retirement

 
Enterprise Iron Financial Industry Solutions, Inc.
100 Matawan Road, Suite 330
Matawan, NJ 07747
Jennifer Rogers-Linskey
Ph: 860-919-3414
jrogers@eifis.com
www.enterpriseiron.com

Enterprise Iron began doing business in 2002, and has been providing specialized operational and technology consulting services since then. For over a decade, Enterprise Iron has contributed highly skilled consultants and consistently delivered on numerous major financial services initiatives, with a special emphasis on the retirement industry. EI provides its clients with guidance in the areas of industry best practices, legislative and compliance insight, technology and operations. It has extensive experience serving both recordkeepers and plan sponsors.

 
 
Envisage Information Systems, LLC
31 Dutch Mill Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Christen Marsenison
Ph: 607-275-5710
www.envisagesystems.com

Envisage Information Systems, LLC is one of the largest software development companies providing web, common remitter, and workflow solutions for the retirement industry. Since 1995, Envisage has been exclusively serving mid- to large-scale record keepers and financial companies. Envisage solves complex problems related to remittance processing, compliance, communication, and calculations in the 401(k), 403(b) and 457 markets. Envisage provides licensed product solutions as well as custom software development and systems integration expertise. Additional information about Envisage's products and services can be found at www.envisagesystems.com. Envisage is a member of the TIAA group of companies.

 
 
FIS Retirement Services
104 Inverness Center Place
Birmingham, AL 35242
Bill Byerly
Ph: 205-437-7405
Bill.byerly@fisglobal.com
www.sungard.com/solutions/wealth/Retirement-Services

FIS' Retirement Services offers an integrated suite of solutions for retirement plan administration that help small and medium to large providers launch and maintain retirement products and services customized to their clients' needs. Administrators use FIS' Omni and Relius solutions to manage the recordkeeping, trading and reconciliation, check writing and benefit disbursement processes of defined contribution and defined benefit plans, and other contributory schemes worldwide. FIS' benefit administration software, services and expertise helps increase operational efficiencies and position your business for growth.

 
 
J.P. Morgan Asset Management --
Retirement Investments and Services

270 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
www.jpmorgan.com/global/about/asset-management

As a leading provider of comprehensive retirement solutions, J.P. Morgan Asset Management is dedicated to improving overall retirement outcomes. With $1.5 trillion in assets under management (AUM)1, more than 1000 investment professionals and over a century of investment experience, J.P. Morgan's retirement solutions are supported by the full resources of a global financial leader. OUR HOLISTIC APPROACH AND RETIREMENT COMMITMENT -- Our mission is to be our clients' premier partner in helping individuals achieve a successful retirement. We believe in consultative relationships that approach client challenges and goals with an integrated perspective and unique understanding of the interplay between investments, plan design, administration and communications. Our best thinking and insights from across the firm influence the development of new investment strategies and services that strengthen your ability to offer more effective retirement solutions. For more information on our retirement strategies and solutions, contact your J.P. Morgan representative. 1 J.P. Morgan Asset Management as of 6/30/16.

 
 
Lincoln Financial Group
150 N. Radnor-Chester Road
Radnor, PA 19087
www.LincolnFinancial.com

Built on Abraham Lincoln's ideals of courage, strength and optimism, Lincoln Financial Group's Retirement Plan Services has been a proven provider of retirement solutions for over 60 years, managing thousands of retirement plans that enroll millions of participants in organizations of all sizes in the small-business, corporate, healthcare, education and nonprofit sectors. As thought leaders, we are committed to offering our partners a broad array of retirement plan solutions to meet their needs. Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. With headquarters in the Philadelphia region, the companies of Lincoln Financial Group had assets under management of $219 billion as of December 31, 2015.

 
 
Retirement Loan Eraser
17855 Dallas Parkway, Suite 100
Dallas, Texas 75287
Eric Weber
Ph: 415-902-8964
eweber@custodiafinancial.com
www.loaneraser.com

Custodia Financial is a collaboration of industry veterans formed to improve retirement outcomes and reduce fiduciary risk by preventing loan defaults. The experts at Custodia Financial have a proven history of successfully introducing attractive new products and services that improve defined contribution outcomes. When participants lose their jobs and are unable to repay their loans, 86% default. To address this problem, Custodia spent five years creating a regulatory and tax compliant program called Retirement Loan Eraser (RLE) which is the only actionable solution that prevents loan defaults before they occur. RLE is a simple, affordable program that ensures employees reach the retirement they deserve.

 
 
Stadion Money Management
1061 Cliff Dawson Road
Watkinsville, GA 30677
www.stadionmoney.com/storyline

Stadion Money Management is a privately owned money management firm based near Athens, Georgia. Since being founded in 1993, our goal has been to help investors -- through their advisors or company retirement plans -- protect and grow their "serious money." That is, the money that absolutely must be there for the important long-term goals like retirement, education, and future family legacy. A common value pervades our company culture: do right by our clients. We believe that building and safeguarding a financial future should not be confusing or overwhelming for investors. While our team of experienced money managers do some pretty complicated things to build and manage portfolios for the modern market, we strive to keep our communications with clients clear and straightforward. And we're only a phone call away.

 
 
Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust
401 South Tryon Street, 14th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202-1934
Tom Holland
Ph: 410-532-9448
Tom.Holland@wellsfargo.com
www.wellsfargo.com

Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust is a Top 10 retirement plan provider serving 4 million participants and more than 5,000 retirement plans with more than $330 billion in retirement plan assets. Wells Fargo ranks as the nation's eighth largest retirement plan provider according to the 2015 PLANSPONSOR DC Recordkeeping Survey.

Exhibitors and Other Sponsors

 
 
ADP Retirement Services
71 Hanover Park
Florham Park, NJ 07932
www.adp.com/401k

ADP provides recordkeeping services for a wide range of retirement plan types to meet the needs of small-, mid- and large-sized companies. The quality and experience of our dedicated service teams, plus our innovative technology, deliver a client experience that makes plan administration easy.

 
Appo Group
Steve Wigler
Ph: 410-992-5500
Pat.Advaney@appogroup.com
www.appogroup.com

APPO Group is a communications technology company that understands the unique challenges of the retirement market through many years of experience. We provide next-generation tools that simplify and accelerate the otherwise difficult process for implementing data-driven communications. With APPO tools, your Marketing team can create and manage your targeted campaigns without IT programming. This significantly reduces the time and lowers the cost for implementing personalized and customized materials. The integrity of your designs remain intact in Adobe InDesign. In addition, you can create and manage all of your communications - Print, Email, Microsite, eBook, PowerPoint - through a single, integrated platform.

 
Actuarial Systems Corporation
15840 Monte Street, Suite 108
Sylmar, California 91342
Sheryl Stucky
Ph: 818-344-2084
sstucky@asc-net.com
www.asc-net.com

There's a reason ASC is the Compliance Testing System of choice for the largest financial and TPA firms. With ASC's comprehensive package your testing season is simpler. You'll avoid time consuming re-runs with the Multiple Corrections Options for failed ADP/ACP tests. Plan and Employee data from your recordkeeping system integrate with the ASC System. Iterative, standard processes and tasks are automated with the Single Step Processing module. ASC also offers Plan Documents, Web Portals, 5500's, Client & Task Tracking, and Valuation/Recordkeeping Systems Data is shared among all ASC systems, giving you even more efficiencies and cost savings.

 
Ascensus
200 Dryden Road
Dresher, PA 19025
Ph: 215-648-4815
www.ascensus.com

Ascensus is the largest independent retirement and college savings services provider in the United States, helping over 7 million Americans save for the future. With more than 35 years of experience, the firm partners with financial institutions to offer tailored solutions that meet the needs of financial professionals, employers, and individuals. Ascensus specializes in recordkeeping, administrative, and program management services, supporting over 40,000 retirement plans and over 3.8 million 529 college savings accounts. It also administers more than 1.6 million IRAs and health savings accounts and is home to one of the largest ERISA consulting teams in the country.

BenefitsLink.com
1298 Minnesota Avenue, Suite H
Winter Park, Florida 32789
Lois Baker
Ph: 407-644-4146
Fax: 407-644-2151
salesdesk@benefitslink.com
www.benefitslink.com

BenefitsLink daily e-newsletters provide the latest developments and analysis in plan compliance, administration, policy and design - since 1995, we've delivered the very best articles to keep you on top of this ever-changing field. Website includes active message boards, industry news and an extensive calendar of conferences and webcasts. Find - and fill -- job openings on our sister site, EmployeeBenefitsJobs.com 28,000 Employee Benefits Professionals rely on us to keep them up to date - do you?

 
BridgePoint Group, LLC
3 Lambert Cove
Flager Beach, FL 32136-3000
Ph: 855-274-3434
www.getbridgepoint.com

BridgePoint Group, LLC is a management consulting firm focused exclusively on meeting challenges within the financial services industry. With expertise across the business value chain, from strategy to marketing and distribution, to service and technology, we help Asset Management, Banking, and Insurance firms improve business performance. Our seasoned team of industry executives, bring unique expertise and guidance to help firms accelerate execution and deliver results by providing practical, implementable strategies and solutions. For more information on BridgePoint Group, LLC, please visit our website at www.getbridgepoint.com.

 
BrightScope, Inc.
9191 Towne Center Drive, Suite 401
San Diego, CA 92122
Chris Riggio
Ph: 917-498-2966
chris.riggio@brightscope.com
www.Beacon.BrightScope.com

BrightScope, a financial information and technology company, offers integrated data management and analytic platform software to transform the way asset managers see, understand, and leverage their data to drive more targeted and effective distribution efforts. BrightScope helps firms tackle the most demanding initiatives via a full suite of intuitive, cross-channel solutions including BI & Analytics, Data Networks, Sales Reporting, Industry Datasets, and CRM/Data Integration. With BrightScope, firms know exactly how to target best efforts, gain unparalleled visibility into advisor-to-plan relationships, leverage trended market share analysis, and harmonize operational and customer data from every corner of the organization. Contact us today to learn how to demand more from your data when, where, and how you need it.

 
Convergent
2018 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 550, SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Sujith Thomas
Ph: 866-567-7221
sthomas@convergent.be
www.beconvergent.com

Convergent is a retirement technology firm that delivers innovative solutions and world class expertise. Our knowledge of the retirement business, understanding of industry products and deep technology expertise separates us from the crowd. Our industry expertise ranges from the micro to the very large plan market and our solution engineers have decades of end to end retirement processing knowledge ranging from system upgrades or conversions to developing custom record keeping solutions. Superior technology, measurable results and smart solutions are what enables us to deliver a degree of difference and Be Convergent.

 
CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions
1809 24th Street
Great Bend, KS 67530-1167
Ph: 800-279-9915
www.cunamutualrs.com

At CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions, it is our mission to recognize the powerful human story of the service and accomplishments of hard-working Americans, and help them meet their challenge in achieving a secure retirement. To do this, we provide an array of practical retirement solutions -- that deliver the personal attention, customer-focused resources -- and guidance needed to help real people save for the future and live retirement on their terms. We offer the recordkeeping and plan administration services you need to simplify plan management and help ensure participants' success.

 
Delta Data
1506 6th Avenue, Suite 1
Columbus, Georgia 31901
Lou Childs
Ph: 706-324-0855
lchilds@deltadatasoft.com
www.deltadatasoft.com

Delta Data has delivered innovative technology to the financial services industry for over 30 years, and its solutions are utilized by some of the largest investment companies in the United States. Delta Data provides critical back-end software to enable mutual funds, broker-dealers and bank trusts to manage complex daily processes. It provides unparalleled and efficient access to and reporting on all levels of data. Delta Data's leadership routinely identifies and comments on industry trends, assuring that their customers can "Stay Ahead of the Change."

 
Empower Institutional
8525 E. Orchard Road, 9T3
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Marybeth Daubenspeck
Ph: 303-737-5261
marybeth.daubenspeck@retirementpartner.com
www.empowerinstitutional.com

Empower Institutional is one of the nation's largest and fastest- growing recordkeepers. For over twenty years, we have helped institutions expand their retirement service offerings and grow their brands with customizable, flexible and scalable solutions. As a behind-the-scenes extension of your organization, we empower institutions to: Focus their energy and investments on their core competencies, Remain on the leading edge of technology and innovations, Create efficiencies while adding to their bottom line and Maintain their autonomy and grow their client relationships. For more information, please visit us at www.empowerinstitutional.com

 
Envestnet Retirement Solutions
150 Mathilda Place, Suite #306
Sunnyvale, California 94086
Kelly Michel
Ph: 714-866-9244
kelly.michel@envestnetrs.com
www.envestnetrs.com

Envestnet | Retirement Solutions (ERS) offers a comprehensive suite of services including Practice Management Platform, Data Aggregation, Fiduciary Solutions and Managed Account services designed specifically for retirement plan professionals. With our integrated technology, ERS addresses the regulatory, data, and investment needs of retirement plans and delivers the information holistically -- as opposed to providing single-point solutions - enabling Advisors to feel confident with their decisions. Through ERS, we help transform retirement data into usable practice management information which will provide opportunity to build data-driven insights. Working in partnership, we drive a better outcome -- a more efficient, cost-effective retirement-plan process, the ability to grow, and to help individuals meet their retirement goals.

 
Fiduciary Benchmarks Insights, LLC
464 Heritage Road, Suite A
Southbury, Connecticut 06488
Craig Rosenthal
Ph: 203-405-1853
crosenthal@fiduciarybenchmarks.com
www.fiduciarybenchmarks.com

Fiduciary Benchmarks assists Recordkeepers, TPAs and other plan service providers in highlighting their value proposition, protecting Plan Sponsors, and improving retirement outcomes through independent and comprehensive benchmarking services focused on quality, service and value when determining fee reasonableness.

 
Fluent Technologies
331 Montvale Avenue, Suite 300
Woburn, Massachusetts 01801
Michael Zimmer
Ph: 781-939-0900
mzimmer@fluenttech.com
www.fluenttech.com

Fluent helps sales and marketing teams leverage the use of investment performance data to deliver intelligence to their markets. Designed for Asset Managers, Retirement Providers and the Advisor community, UtopiaAdvisor transforms the traditionally static client review practice into an interactive evaluation experience that generates actionable events. UtopiaAdvisor reduces costs, ensures compliance, improves productivity, enhances value and contributes to the retention and acquisition of business.

 
Franklin Templeton Investments
One Franklin Parkway
San Mateo, California 94403
www.franklintempleton.com

For over six decades, individuals and institutions around the world have viewed Franklin Templeton Investments as a trusted partner in asset management. We leverage the expertise of multiple, independent investment teams to deliver truly specialized expertise across a wide range of styles and asset classes, from traditional to alternative strategies and multi-asset solutions. Our over 650 investment professionals are on the ground across the globe, spotting investment ideas and potential risks firsthand. Collectively, they allow us to offer clients a unique investment perspective, shaped by local expertise, global context and a long-term investment horizon.

 
GlobeTax
One New York Plaza, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Ph: 212-747-9100
www.globetax.com

GlobeTax is the leading provider of withholding tax recovery services for investors receiving cross-border investment income from American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) and foreign ordinary shares. Qualified Retirement Plans are often entitled to reclaim the entire withholding amount from the foreign government (dependent on market and applicable treaties). Subscription to GlobeTax's tax reclaim service is risk-free and fees are contingent upon successful recoveries. Tax reclamation is a powerful tool for increasing investment performance! Contact us for a free analysis at info@globetax.com.

 

HealthSavings Administrators
10800 Midlothian Tpke, Suite 240
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Stewart Gooding
Ph: 520-449-9883
sgooding@fpstrustco.com
healthsavings.com

HealthSavings thrives in the top 1% of HSA companies nationwide. We offer first dollar investment options in high quality, low cost mutual funds. Begin investing in your healthy future at healthsavings.com or call (888) 354-0697.

Infosys McCamish Systems
6425 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 300
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Edwin Edwards
Ph: 770-690-1535
Edwin_Edwards@infosys.com
www.infosysmccamish.com

Infosys McCamish Systems supports a financial institution client base with its full service 409A compliant non-qualified administration platform, VPAS Benefit Plan Administration. With its front-end Internet based sales enabling services, Advisorfolio and Deferral +, Infosys McCamish Systems also provides automated best practice sales and design solutions in a turn-key platform. This plan design and sales platform cost effectively leverages scarce expert talent and enables non-expert distribution to deliver best practice 409A compliant solutions to the underpenetrated mid-market. Infosys McCamish Systems offers their solutions as platform only Software as a Service, or as a full recordkeeping outsourcing arrangement. With the merging of McCamish Systems into the Infosys family of companies, offerings include Qualified Retirement Plan Services in the DB & DC markets with both onshore and offshore delivery models. For more information please contact Ed Edwards at Edwin_Edwards@infosys.com

 
Invesco
Two Peachtree Pointe
1155 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Ph: 800-370-1519
www.invesco.com/us

Invesco has provided investment solutions for DC plans for over 35 years. And we understand that plan sponsors need choices to tailor your retirement plan's investment menu to meet their specific objectives. That is why Invesco offers a wide range of investment capabilities across equity, fixed income and alternative asset classes, delivered through a diverse set of investment vehicles. The Business of Retirement is the focus of Invesco's defined contribution investment only (DCIO) team. We partner with top DC-focused advisors, consultants, RIAs and platforms to help them grow their business of retirement.

 
Keane
450 Seventh Avenue, Suite 905
New York, NY 10123
Scott Regan
Ph: 610-232-0738
SRegan@KeaneUP.com
www.keaneup.com

Keane assists plan sponsors, administrators, and record keepers effectively mitigate the risks and costs of lost or missing participants for both active and terminated retirement plans. Our comprehensive suite of services combines proprietary data analysis, advanced genealogical research, and unmatched industry experience to locate participants, protect employees, and retain assets while ensuring compliance with federal regulations, state unclaimed property laws, and individual plan requirements. Keane is headquartered in New York with a primary operating facility in suburban Philadelphia, and satellite offices throughout the country. Learn why leading companies Lean on Keane.

 
Keystone Partners
125 Summer Street, Suite 1020
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
Elaine Varelas
Ph: 617-720-7300
evarelas@keystonepartners.com
www.keystonepartners.com

Keystone Partners, a founding partner of Career Partners International (CPI), provides career management support for individuals at all levels, and companies of all types and sizes. Our expertise addresses career planning, outplacement, executive career transition services, executive coaching and leadership development, team development, and training. For more than thirty years, Keystone has led the way in providing the highest quality services for organizations who invest in their people. CPI is the largest global provider of career and talent management services, with 275 offices worldwide. What makes us different is our business model. CPI is owned and operated by partners personally and financially invested in the success of participants and their sponsoring organizations. This professional partnership model has proven to provide greater accountability and better outcomes for our clients. Our customers receive the global services and coordination they desire and the local market knowledge they need.

 
FELA | LifeCents
400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 614
Washington, DC 20001
Blake Allison
Ph: 202-360-2378
blake@myfela.com
www.myfela.com

LifeCents is a proven, online financial wellness program developed by FELA, Inc., a leading provider of financial education and wellness solutions. Through proactive engagement strategies, LifeCents has a successful track record of helping employees improve their financial health and well-being. LifeCents is carefully designed to connect consumers to resources, benefits and products that encourage self-discovery and awareness so they can better achieve their personal financial goals. The highly-personalized program generates robust consumer profiles and actionable data for plan advisors and plan sponsors.

 
MassMutual Financial Group
1295 State Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 01111
Tania Pierre-Kopy
Ph: 860-562-5130
tpierrekopy@massmutual.com
www.massmutual.com

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, including disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. MassMutual's Retirement Services Division has been serving retirement plans for more than 65 years. It offers a full range of products and services for corporate, union, nonprofit and governmental employers' defined benefit, defined contribution and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. It serves approximately 2.8 million participants. Visit www.massmutual.com. Find us on Facebook.com/RetireSmart and YouTube.com/RetireSmart.

Merrill Corporation
1 Merrill Circle
St. Paul, Minnesota 55108
Dorit Murciano
Ph: 212-367-5926
dorit.murciano@merrillcorp.com
www.merrillcorp.com

Merrill Corporation provides secure, innovative solutions to complex content and communications requirements. With our deep financial industry expertise, exceptional service and innovative technology, we are a trusted partner in ensuring our clients' success at every stage in the life cycle of regulated business communications. Rely on Merrill's forward-thinking technology to efficiently create and manage differentiated, personalized experiences for all your stakeholders -- participants, plan sponsors and advisors. A single platform that works with your business. We partner with customers to provide multi-channel communication management and delivery solutions to meet their unique digital, print and distribution needs. Visit www.merrillcorp.com to learn more.

 
Millennium Trust Company
2001 Spring Road, Suite 700
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Karin Stouffer
Ph: 630-891-6185
Fax: 630-368-5699
kstouffer@mtrustcompany.com
www.mtrustcompany.com

Millennium Trust Company is a leading Automatic Rollover IRA provider for retirement plans. Our solutions are tailored for open, terminated and abandoned plans and help plan sponsors comply with DOL Safe Harbor requirements for automatic rollovers. We work with a wide range of professionals and offer a full complement of solutions to address such plan related issues as: missing participants, uncashed checks, benefit distributions and notification services. For more information, please visit our web site at www.mtrustcompany.com

Oculus Partners, LLC
415 Waterford Drive
Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Ph: 404-606-1768
www.oculuspartners.com

Oculus Partners is a strategic consulting firm focused on financial services, concentrating in retirement and wealth management. Formed in 2008, the firm has grown to serve over 30 corporate clients including banks and broker/dealers, asset managers, insurers, clearing agents and custodians, and technology companies. Our Consultants have experience as business line managers in the financial services industry. We use this experience in developing high impact strategies that can be practically implemented. Our clients have one thing in common - a desire to grow their businesses in a healthy and sustainable way. Simply put, we help our clients accomplish that goal.

Pioneer Investments
60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
Ph: 800-622-9876
www.pioneerinvestments.com

Pioneer Investments is a global investment leader with over $245 billion* in assets under management and offices in 28 countries. Founded in Boston over 88 years ago, our long and successful history offers investors the benefit of our heritage, integrity and strength. Our investment approach is based on the same principles we've used successfully since 1928 -- fundamental research, quantitative research, and active portfolio management. These principles, together with our commitment to careful stewardship of investor assets, have helped us pursue the goals of long-term investors through a wide range of market environments. *As of 6/30/16

ProcessUnity
33 Bradford Street
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
Ph: 978-451-7169
www.processunity.com

ProcessUnity is a leading provider of cloud-based applications for risk management and service delivery management. The company's software as a service (SaaS) platform gives organizations the control to assess, measure, and mitigate risk and to ensure the optimal performance of key business processes. For public companies and regulated industries, ProcessUnity Risk Suite delivers effective governance and control, vendor risk mitigation, and regulatory compliance. For benefit plan administrators and other financial service firms, ProcessUnity Offer Management controls complex product offerings and strengthens client service experience. ProcessUnity is used by the world's leading financial service firms and commercial enterprises. For more information, visit www.processunity.com.

Ramsey Solutions - SmartDollar
1749 Mallory Drive
Brentwood, TN 37027
Ph: 800-754-4220
info@smartdollar.com
www.smartdollar.com

With almost 25 years of experience helping families with their finances, we've learned that to create real behavior change, a financial wellness solution must be simple and clear, inspiring and motivating, and it must put people into an environment for success. SmartDollar is the only holistic financial wellness solution that leads to lasting behavior change. Rather than simply addressing the symptoms, SmartDollar gets to the root of why people aren't on track for retirement. Participants will learn how to get on a budget, save for emergencies, eliminate debt, and start saving for their future. Over one million participants currently have access to SmartDollar.

RCP Solutions
200 Dryden Road, Suite 3500
Dresher, Pennsylvania 19025
Mark Sweatman
Ph: 267-607-4175
msweatman@rcp-solutions.com
www.rcp-solutions.com

RCP Solutions specializes in risk management, compliance and communications programs that drive performance and the bottom line. A women-owned business with 100+ years of leadership experience across industries and disciplines, we leverage technology to integrate the many facets of business, risk and compliance to achieve the best results for clients.

Sapiens
395 West Passaic Street, Suite 490
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662
www.sapiens.com

Sapiens International Corporation is a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with an emerging focus on the broader financial services sector. Sapiens offers core, end-to-end solutions to the global general insurance, property and casualty, life, pension and annuities, reinsurance and retirement markets, as well as business decision management software. The company has a track record of over 30 years in delivering superior software solutions to more than 150 financial services organizations worldwide. The Sapiens team of approximately 1,200 professionals operates through our fully-owned subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Social Security Solutions
7015 College Blvd., Suite 725
Overland Park, Kansas 66211
Jason Sauer
Ph: 913-954-9393
jasonsauer@socialsecuritysolutions.com
www.retireeincome.com

Social Security Solutions, Inc. was founded on the belief that there is a better way to provide retirees or those nearing retirement with an optimal strategy for claiming Social Security benefits -- one that uses advanced logic to specifically tailor a strategy that gets more out of Social Security. Social Security benefits represent more than half of most American's income in retirement with many couples receiving more than $1 million in joint lifetime income from their Social Security benefits. Creating an optimal Social Security claiming strategy can give plan participants a cumulative benefits boost of up to $100,000 or more. Our application: easily creates, analyzes and compares Social Security claiming strategies, includes easy-to-understand visuals and intuitive outputs, and publishes personalized and professional plan participant report. Social Security Solutions is the recognized market leader in the Social Security claiming niche with more users, more expertise, and more published research than anyone else.

TPA Engine
1620 Westgate Circle, Suite 170
Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
Ph: 615-310-4166
phale@trpcweb.com
www.tpaengine.com

TPA Engine is a holistic, outsourced solution for TPAs providing 401(k) testing, Form 5500 preparation, trust accounting and related government compliance services. TPA Benefits include: branding customization, elimination of staffing concerns, increased profitability - often by as much as 40%, eliminating barriers to TPA growth including easily assimilating acquired business, and great management tools that empower TPAs to truly understand their business. Client Benefits include: fast turnaround time for client deliverables that increases client satisfaction, a modern, easy to navigate web page to provide data, and online chat feature and toll-free call support to answer clients' questions in real time.

Venture Solutions
1170 Grey Fox Road
Arden Hills, Minnesota 55112
www.venturesolutions.com

With over 50 years of experience providing high-quality paper and electronic communications, Venture has the expertise and capabilities in data, print and interactive solutions to exceed your expectations. Venture Solutions provides retirement industry leaders the expertise to be in compliance with their communication programs in a timely, secure manner. As our clients evolve to keep pace, we also evolve and enhance our products and services to meet changing communication management needs -- including variable data, full-color digital printing and integrated electronic communications via email, web and mobile channels. Venture can provide the same quality and secure communication programs for your organization.

Vertical Management Systems
7 N. Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103
Bill Riccio
Ph: 626-463-6551
briccio@vmsholdings.com
www.vmsholdings.com

VMS is a technology innovation firm bringing best-in-class solutions to firms servicing small/mid-sized retirement plans. We provide easy-to-implement, integrated solutions that solve for today's key issues: fiduciary risk, fee transparency, and revenue reconciliation. We have worked with top-tier firms for over 20 years, and process over $600 billion in assets.

Virtus Investment Partners
100 Pearl Street, 9th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
www.virtus.com

Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ: VRTS) is a distinctive partnership of boutique investment managers singularly committed to the long-term success of individual and institutional investors. Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, Virtus provides solutions to meet changing investor needs through a broad array of investment management products and services from a dynamic group of affiliated managers and select subadvisers, each with a distinct investment style, autonomous investment process, and individual brand. We are distinguished by our pledge to effectively serve our clients and create value for our shareholders. Visit www.virtus.com to learn more about our vibrant, growing company.

Voya Financial
One Orange Way
Windsor, CT 06095
Ph: 800-262-3862
www.Voya.com

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings -- so they can get ready to retire better. As one of the leading providers of retirement products and services in the U.S., Voya serves approximately 47,000 institutional clients and 4.5 million individual retirement plan investors with employer-sponsored savings plans and holistic retirement and income guidance. Voya also supports a network of 2,100 financial advisors who serve the retail financial planning market. Voya's vision is to be America's Retirement CompanyTM and its mission to make a secure financial future possible -- one person, one family, one institution at a time.

vWise, Inc.
85 Enterprise, Suite 320
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Ph: 877-820-8212
www.vwise.com

vWise is the leading developer of award-winning employee benefit solutions for providers and advisors in the defined contribution industry. vWise offers the industry's most advanced platform for participant education, enrollment, and analytics. The company's interactive tools and data analytics are designed to maximize operational efficiency and increase profitability across the retirement continuum.

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