The National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA) is a national association representing the retirement and employee benefit plan administration profession. It was founded with the idea of bringing together professional benefit administrators and other interested parties to encourage greater dialogue, cooperation, and educational opportunities. NIPA’s goal is to improve the quality and efficiency of plan administration.
8:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Workshop
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM Workshop
Location & Cost
Barney & Barney - Conference Center
9171 Towne Centre Drive, 1st Floor
San Diego, CA 92122
$200/person for 3 or more attendees from same firm
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Seven (7) Continuing Education Credits for ERPA, ASPPA, and NIPA Designations.
About Ilene Ferenczy, J.D., CPC, APA
Ilene is the managing partner of Ferenczy + Paul LLP, an employee benefits law firm with offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Sacramento, California. Ms. Ferenczy advises clients on all types of employee benefit plans, particularly focusing her practice on qualified retirement plans, benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions, and advising third-party administrators of employee benefit programs on technical and practice issues. Having become an attorney after more than ten years as a third-party administrator, she brings a unique and practical approach to her advice. She is a member of the State Bars of Georgia and California, and holds designations as a Certified Pension Consultant from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) and Accredited Pension Administrator from the National Institute of Pension Administrators.
She is a nationally known speaker on benefits issues, and has authored more than 70 articles for publications such as the Journal of Pension Benefits (where she is the Co-Editor-in-Chief), The 401(k) Advisor, and The ASPPA Journal. Her book, Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions, an Aspen publication, is now in its 13th edition. Ms. Ferenczy also authored three textbooks about defined contribution plans for ASPPA’s education and examination program, and was a prior author of The Plan Termination Answer Book. In addition to being a frequent live presenter, she has also recorded numerous webcasts and other e-learning tools for several organizations. Ms. Ferenczy is an adjunct professor in the College of Law at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and on the Employee Benefits Advisory Board of the John Marshall Law School Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits in Chicago, Illinois.
Ms. Ferenczy is the first female co-chair of ASPPA’s Government Affairs Committee. She works with ASPPA to lobby for favorable pension legislation and workable DOL, IRS, and PBGC guidance in relation to retirement plans, and is a former member of ASPPA’s Board of Directors. Ms. Ferenczy is the 2007 recipient of ASPPA’s Educator of the Year Award. In 2012, Ms. Ferenczy was elected to membership as a Fellow in the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, the highest honor awarded to ERISA lawyers.
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Local workshops are held to provide educational and networking opportunities.
NIPA offers our members local opportunities to develop and maximize professional education and growth.
Periodic seminars and workshops are designed with retirement professionals in mind.
NIPA disseminates technical information and keeps members advised on new laws, regulations, and other pertinent matters impacting our industry.