Employee Retirement Plans: Understanding your Fiduciary Responsibilities

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT

Are you the CEO or in a lead finance role of a foundation that offers a retirement plan to your employees? If so, do you feel fully aware of, and comfortable with, your fiduciary role and responsibilities? Being a fiduciary is an important role but it need not be a daunting one. Please join attorney Theresa Seys, from Ameriprise Financial, who will provide an overview of a fiduciary’s responsibilities and resources to increase your confidence in your role. This session is designed for organizational CEOs and lead finance staff of organizations whose employees are provided an employer-sponsored retirement benefit. 

Theresa Seys is Vice President, Lead Chief Counsel and Chief Global Conflicts Officer for Ameriprise Financial and provides counsel regarding Regulation Best Interest, the Advisers Act fiduciary standard, state fiduciary and best interest standards, ERISA and FINRA regulations. She joined Ameriprise in 2003 and has over 20 years of experience as counsel for large global financial services companies. She was previously appointed by the Secretary of Labor to serve on the ERISA Advisory Council to the Department of Labor. Members of the ERISA Advisory Council are nationally recognized experts who focus on issues important to Americans regarding retirement and health care security. She is a graduate of Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and received her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.

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