ASPPA Welcomes Hochman as 48th President
The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries welcomed Richard A. Hochman, JD, APM, as the new president of the organization during the Oct. 23 Business Meeting that kicked off the 2016 ASPPA Annual Conference in National Harbor, Md.
Hochman succeeds 2016 ASPPA President Joseph A. Nichols, MSPA.
Hochman is the Director of Retirement Plan Consulting Services at Actuarial Systems Corporation (ASC), where he is a member of a team of acknowledged retirement industry experts providing best practice solutions on the wide range of administrative issues that confront industry practitioners as they provide qualified retirement plan services. He regularly participates as an instructor in continuing education programs, at in-house programs, and at a variety of pension industry forums, such as ASPPA and the National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA). His training expertise was acknowledged when he was recognized with ASPPA’s Educator of the Year Award in 2012. He is a longtime ASPPA volunteer, working with both the Government Affairs and the Conferences Committees, and has also chaired the Annual Conference and General Conferences Committees.
Joining Hochman as ASPPA Officers for 2017 are:
• President-Elect: Adam C. Pozek, QPA, QKA, QPFC
• Vice President: James R. Nolan, QPA
In addition, three ASPPA members were elected to open seats on the ASPPA Leadership Council at the Oct. 23 Business Meeting:
• Justin Bonestroo, MSPA, CPC
• Robert M. Kaplan, CPC, QPA
• Frank Porter, QKA, QPA