ASPPA Welcomes Ilene H. Ferenczy to Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC (October 26, 2014) – The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) welcomed Ilene H. Ferenczy, Esq., CPC, APA, to serve a three-year term on its Board of Directors during the opening session of the 2014 ASPPA Annual Conference at the Gaylord Hotel, National Harbor, MD.

Ferenczy is the Managing Partner of Ferenczy Benefits Law Center LLP, an employee benefits law firm with offices in Atlanta, GA and Knoxville, TN. She advises clients on all types of employee benefits plans, focusing particularly on qualified retirement plans, benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions, and advising third party administrators (TPAs) on technical and practice issues.

Ferenczy is a nationally know speaker and the author of more than 70 articles published in industry periodicals. Her book, Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions, is now in its 15th edition. She is an adjunct professor at the College of Law at Georgia State University, and serves on the Employee Benefits Advisory Board at the John Marshall Law School Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits in Chicago.

Ferenczy was the first female co-chair of ASPPA’s Government Affairs Committee, a former member of ASPPA’s Board of Directors, and the 2007 recipient of ASPPA’s Educator’s Award. She was elected to membership as a Fellow in the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, the highest honor awarded to ERISA lawyers.

About ASPPA: The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) is a national organization of more than 16,000 retirement plan and benefits professionals that serves as the educator, voice and advocate for the employer-based retirement system. ASPPA members are administrators, actuaries, advisors, attorneys, accountants and other financial services professionals who provide consulting and administrative services for qualified retirement plans. Visit our newsroom at 

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