- Retirement Research Center
Joan McDonagh is a Senior Director, National Regulatory Affairs, Empower-Retirement®
Joan received a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law, in 1985 and has subsequently practiced law in the employee benefits area. She has worked with Empower-Retirement® since 2004 and with its wholly owned subsidiary, EMJAY Corporation, since 1988.
Joan is on the Government Relations Committee of the Society of Professional Asset-Managers and Record Keepers (SPARK) and was formerly Chair of the Public Policy Committee of the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA). She is a co-author of the 401(k) Answer Book in the Aspen Publishers' Answer Book Series.