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DIETRICH Grows to Meet PRT Market Demand

DIETRICH, a leading national pension risk transfer company, specializing in providing insured institutional solutions to plan sponsors interested in transferring risk from their retirement plans has hired two business development specialists to join their experienced team of retirement professionals.

Dennis Dressel has joined the team as a Senior Pension Actuary and Strategic Client Advisor, bringing over twenty years of extensive experience consulting for pension clients and their advisors in pension risk transfer, plan financial and operational risk management, plan administration and regulatory compliance, investment oversight and retirement plan analysis for mergers & acquisitions. Dennis previously worked as an actuary and pension consultant for Prudential Financial (Pension Risk Transfer), Deloitte Consulting, U.S. Department of Labor and Ford Motor Company. “We are very excited to have Dennis join our team of professionals. He brings a broad industry perspective that will provide significant benefits to our clients in consulting and advising corporate and public pension Boards and committees primarily in our area of expertise, Pension Risk Transfer Advisory Services. Dennis is passionate about his work and his varied experience supports our growth in an evolving industry. He is based in the Chicago area, a convenient location for connecting with clients throughout the Midwest.” says Kurt Dietrich, President at DIETRICH.

Mark Doloughty also joins the team as Senior Client Relationship Manager. Mark has over twenty-five years of experience in sales, marketing and account management, working with advisors, third-party administrators, CPAs, law firms and plan sponsors focusing on retirement, benefit, investment, consulting, and fiduciary responsibilities. “Mark’s proven track record in business development while offering quality service to existing clients is extremely valuable to our growing book of business. Mark had great success while working at ING, Highland Capital Brokerage, Standard Life Insurance Company, and The Vanguard Group. He knows all sides of our industry from the view of an insurance company and advisors. His personability will be vital when working closely with clients to develop custom PRT solutions. Mark is a true road warrior and we can’t wait for him to hit the ground running, meeting face to face with clients” adds Geoff Dietrich, Executive Vice President with DIETRICH. “Dietrich has provided unparalleled expertise and service to thousands of companies navigating through complex pension obligations and fiscal decisions. I am excited to bring my experience and knowledge to such a quality team,” added Mark Doloughty.

DIETRICH’s team will continue to grow with more new hire announcements over the coming months. “We have developed a rigorous hiring process that we are proud of and because of this, we are bringing on some top-notch talent to expand our business” says Lisa Stroup, Vice President of Corporate Training & Development.

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