Karbon Inaugurated as ACOPA’s 2017-2018 President

By John Ortman • October 23, 2017 • 0 Comments
Bill Karbon, MSPA, CPC, QPA, will serve as President of the ASPPA College of Pension Actuaries (ACOPA) for the 2017-2018 year. He was inaugurated as President Oct. 23, at ACOPA’s annual actuarial luncheon at the ASPPA Annual Conference in National Harbor, MD.

Karbon succeeds ACOPA’s 2016-2017 President, Kurt F. Piper, FSPA. He the Executive Vice President and Director of Compliance at CBIZ Retirement Plan Services in Lawrenceville, NJ. An industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Karbon has been with the firm since 1995. He is a well-known speaker and author, and has been an active member of various ASPPA and ACOPA committees, including ASPPA’s Annual Conference and Professional Conduct Committees and ACOPA’s Advanced Actuarial Conference Committee. Karbon received ASPPA’s Educator’s Award in 2013.

The other ACOPA officers serving one-year terms beginning Oct. 23, 2017 are:

President Elect: John R. Markley
Executive Vice President: Lauren Okum
Vice President: Kim Corona
Secretary: Eric Brandon
Budget Officer: Clint Blakenship
Past President: Kurt Piper
Penultimate Past President: Karen Smith 


Four members are joining the ACOPA Leadership Council: Justin Bonestroo, Kevin Donovan, Drew Forgrave and Virginia Wentz.

New FSPAs Welcomed

Attendees also congratulated two ACOPA members who have gained the FSPA credential:

  • Kevin Donovan
  • Michael Spaid

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