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Tuesday, Dec 1, 8:00 AM EST · 1 hour 30 minutes

Does the COVID-19 Economy Affect Your Retirement Plan Design?

December 1, 2020 at 08:00:00 AM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Join us for this webinar as Chris Schiffer, Wealth Enhancement Group, leads our panelists Brian Beloin, Mand Marblestone, Brian Gregov, Wealth Enhancement Group, Liz Harper, SobelCo and Thomas Hoen, Mand Marblestone, in a discussion on what improvements may need to be made to your company’s or clients’ retirement plan during a pandemic.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
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Regional Sales Director, MandMarblestone Group
Brian Beloin is the Regional Sales Director for the MandMarblestone Group. He has extensive experience in all aspects of retirement planning. From advisory services in his time with Webster Investments, to recordkeeping sales in his time with John Hancock, Brian has worked on 401(k)'s from just about every angle. Brian brings with him a team at MandMarblestone that includes both a group of actuaries and ERISA attorneys, which allows MandMarblestone to be prepared to tackle any administrative or plan design complexity that comes their way.
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Vice President, Retirement Plan Solutions, Wealth Enhancement Group
Brian leads a highly qualified team and oversees the retirement plan governance and fiduciary responsibilities for his clients, along with their administration, operations, and design. He has more than 20 years of broad experience working in retirement solutions, including managing plans for large, multi-hundred-million-dollar corporations as well as small businesses. Brian supports his clients by designing customized retirement plans that are focused on specific goals and needs. He also shares his knowledge through employee education programs to help plan participants navigate saving for retirement. Brian enjoys playing sports in his free time and managing his son’s travel baseball team. He and his wife also have twin daughters.
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Member of the Firm, Director Quality Control and Employee Benefit Plans Audit and Consulting Group
Elizabeth Harper (Liz), Member of the Firm, joined SobelCo in the fall of 2009 to assume the role of Quality Control Senior Manager. In 2014 she was promoted to Director with responsibility for reviewing all of the financial statements and service organization control (SOC) reports issued by the firm along with client correspondences ensuring that the highest quality standards are met and that the reports are in accordance with the established authoritative standards. Liz is dedicated to ensuring that the firm complies with its internal quality standards. This includes involvement with the engagement teams during all phases of the work, personnel training and development, and monitoring of engagement quality. Liz is also responsible for client service of SOC, employment benefit plan (EBP) engagements and other audits.

In 2016 Liz was given the additional role as Director of the Employee Benefit Plans Audit Group and in 2017 was elected as a Member of the Firm. Liz brings insights gained based on her previous experiences at a "Big Four" firm and a local CPA firm to all of the roles she plays at SobelCo.

While at a local firm, Liz had a wide variety of responsibilities across a range of industries, which she draws on daily at SobelCo. From her years at KPMG, Liz is able to leverage the knowledge she gained managing financial and internal control audits, quarterly reviews and agreed upon procedures, with well-known clients ranging from Philips Lighting to Ricoh Corporation. This global exposure adds value to the current SobelCo regional environment and it will be a critical component of future growth as the firm continues to expand, serving national and international clients in the coming years. By combining her perspectives from private industry and public accounting, she can provide meaningful solutions to SobelCo's clients.
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Chief Operating Officer, The MandMarblestone Group, LLC
Since 2011, Thomas W. Hoens has served as the Chief Operating Officer of the MandMarblestone Group LLC, a leading provider of legal, actuarial, and third-party administration services for qualified retirement plans. As COO, Tom worked closely with the partners and staff to restructure workflow to drive a paperless and ‘location agnostic’ transition. These changes helped the company grow its client base by over 50% with no increase in total staff while being able to attract high-quality talent in California, Florida, and Massachusetts. Hoens also previously co-managed a team of thirty forensic accountants investigating and restating sixteen years of financial statements for a publicly held company charged with backdating stock options. Prior to this, he was CFO of a specialty insurance company and the co-manager of Industrial ratings at Fitch Investors Service. Hoens earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from LehighUniversity.
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Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, Wealth Enhancement Group
Chris Schiffer, AIF, CFP, CPA, MBA is a financial advisor with Wealth Enhancement Group. He was the 2018/2019 President of the NJCPA Middlesex/Somerset Chapter. Chris is also a member of the Financial Planning Association. He received a BS in accounting from Fordham University and his MBA in finance and international business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
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