- Retirement Research Center
|Previous Excellence and Innovation Awards Winners|
Katie Nedl, Head of Global Benefits, COO, BlackRock
Erika Kirchn, Vice President of Human Resources, Bertelsmann Inc.
Neil Saxton, Executive-Engagement Strategy, Health Employees Superannuation Trust (HESTA)
Shirley Zabiegala, Director, Savings and Retirement, Nestle USA
Dana Hammond, Senior Director, Player Affairs and Development, National Football League Players Association
Sheila Rowaily, Head of Investment Management, Saudi Arabian Oil Co.
Barbara Kontje, Director of Global Retirement and Smart Saving, and her team at American Express
Dina Pon, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources with the Government Employees Insurance Company of Chevy Chase, Maryland
Janet Cowell, Treasurer, State of North Carolina
Tarna Hunter, Legislative Laison, and Shelly Schueller, Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program Director, Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds
Janet McGorty, Vice President, Head of Total Rewards, Delhaize America
Deborah Macchia, Executive Director, Global Benefits, ITT Corp.
Carl Vance, Chief Investment Officer, Lewis & Clark College
Cindy Rehmeier, Manager, Missouri State DC Employees' Retirement System
Joel Sheppard, Director, Education and Marketing, Utah Retirement Systems
Francie Purnell, Corporate Director, Retirement Plans, Republic National Distributing Co.
Jeannie Lowe, Vice President, Human Resources, Buck Consultants
Carol Sung, 401(k) Product Manager, International Paper
Steven Grossman, Mass. State Treasurer and Receiver General, State of Massachusetts
Georgette Gestely, Director of New York City Employee Benefits Program, Office of Labor Relations, New York Deferred Compensation Plan
Rosemary Vilgan, CEO, QSuper
Steven Montagna, Plan Manager, City of Los Angeles
Tammy Jurinsky, Senior Manager, North America Benefits DENSO International Americas, Inc.
Pete Apor, Director, Fujitsu
Ron Virtue, Director of Investments, JM Family Enterprises
Sonja Kellen, Director, Global Retirement Benefits, Microsoft Corporation
Kari Steen, Group Manager, Target
Brant Suddath, Director of Benefits, The Home Depot
Hugh Penney, Senior Director of Compensation and Benefits, Yale University
Angela Buk, Head of Risk Management and Operations, Chrysler Group LLC
Sophie Dmuchowski, Deputy Director, Office of Communications and Education, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
Britt Huber, Vice President for Human Resources, Kiva Microfunds Inc.
Lois Osorno, Director of Human Resources for Aloha Petroleum Ltd., Honolulu, Education and Communication
Chad Ryan, Director of Retirement Plans, PepsiCo Inc.
Philip White, Director of Racker Rewards, Rackspace Hosting Inc.
David Zellner, Chief Investment Officer, General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church
Thomas Woodruff, Director of the Healthcare Policy and Benefit Services Division, Connecticut Comptroller's Office
Michele Talka, Senior Director, HR Operations, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute
Tim Berry, Indiana State Auditor, Indiana Deferred Compensation Plans (known as Hoosier S.T.A.R.T.)
Helene Sanford, Director of Human Resources and Compensation, Intersil Corp.
Tom Gonnella, Executive Vice President, Lincoln Trust Co.
Gina Zoetvelt, Senior Benefits Manager, Motorola Solutions Inc.
Lisa Blasdale, Senior Benefits Manager, Staples Inc.
David Beik, Vice President, Operations, Verizon Communications Inc.
Dan Holupchinski, Manager of Retirement Plans, Deluxe Corp.
Kevin Hanney, Director of Non-U.S. Pensions and Savings Plans, United Technologies
Carol Cypert, Manager, City and County of San Francisco Employees Retirement System Deferred Compensation Program
Barbara Kontje, Director of Global Retirement and Smart Saving, American Express Co.
Bernie Knobbe, Senior Director, Global Benefits and Global Mobility, Yahoo! Inc.
Delbert Johnson, Administrator, Adventist Retirement Plans
Lisa Sanders, Director of Compensation and Benefits, McCarthy Building Companies
Gina Zoevelt, Senior Benefits Consultant, Motorola Solutions Inc.
Judith Seitz, Director of Compensation and Benefits, Holy Spirit Health System
Sabrina Ruderer, Vice President, Total Awards HCA Healthcare, Nashville
Bill Easterbrook, President, Adventist HealthCare