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Founded in 1985, we are a privately-held, national corporation headquartered in California. Verisight is a client-centric company, continually expanding our offering to bring you the products you need. Today, we are a recognized leader with over $34 billion in retirement plan assets.  We serve clients throughout the United States and we have fourteen offices across the country.  

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Executive Team Leadership

Gregory W. Tschider - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Tschider is the Chief Executive Officer of Verisight, Inc. and DailyAccess. Originally founded in 1985 as Pension Specialists, Inc., Verisight was rebranded under Greg's leadership in 2011 following the successful integration of NextStep Defined Contribution, Inc. and the Human Capital Services division of RSM McGladrey, Inc. DailyAccess was acquired by Verisight in March, 2014.

Greg previously served as president of Wilmington Trust Retirement and Institutional Services Company (a member of the Wilmington Trust Company family; NYSE: WL) and its predecessor company, AST Capital Trust Company of Delaware.  Under his leadership, AST grew into one of the leading independent trust companies in the country. 

Prior to joining AST, Greg served as general counsel and a member of the interim management team that successfully cleared regulatory issues and sold the operating assets of Security Trust Company, N.A. As an attorney at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, LLP (n/k/a DLA Piper Rudnick), in Seattle and at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP (n/k/a Morgan Lewis), in San Francisco, Greg’s client list included financial institutions that he counseled in a wide variety of matters.

Greg holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in actuarial sciences and risk management from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Laura Ramanis - Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Ramanis is the Chief Operating Officer and oversees recordkeeping and compliance, operations and client services for both the DailyAccess and Verisight brands.

Most recently, Ms. Ramanis served as the managing senior partner for Mercer’s New England business and sales leader for the Northeast from 2011 to 2014. In these capacities, she was responsible for driving revenue growth and coordinating sales efforts from multiple lines of business, including health & benefits, retirement, talent, investments and administration. In addition to her leadership responsibilities, Ms. Ramanis led cross-discipline engagements and managed global client relationships for large, complex organizations. She also served as executive sponsor for several key accounts.

Ms. Ramanis joined Mercer in 2000 and held a variety of roles within the organization, including serving as the retirement business leader in New England and a managing partner in the organization’s Cincinnati and Minneapolis offices. Prior to her service at Mercer, Ms. Ramanis spent several years as client relationship manager with Towers Watson in Chicago.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Nancy Worth - Executive Vice President

Ms. Worth is the Executive Vice President for Verisight.   Nancy has over 25 years of proven leadership experience in the Financial Services industry.  She has extensive experience in leading large, diverse organizations and achieving operational excellence.  Nancy is responsible for  Verisight’s operations teams located throughout the United States.
  

Prior to joining Verisight, Nancy was a Principal with Vanguard and was responsible for their Institutional Retirement Plan Services business servicing clients west of the Mississippi. Her responsibilities included oversight of the Relationship Management team, Recordkeeping Services, Operations and Implementation Services. Prior to Vanguard, Nancy was the Chief Operating Officer of AST Trust Company of Delaware and led all operational aspects of the Company. Prior to AST Trust Company, Nancy was Vice President and Business Leader of Card Operations for American Express Company. She led a number of large customer service operations for American Express including their 450 person inbound Customer Service Call center in Phoenix, AZ and their 1300 person Card Operations site in Salt Lake City, UT.

Nancy earned a BS degree in Business Management and Marketing from Utah State University and previously held Series 6, 63 and 26 Securities licenses.

Martha Sadler – Executive Vice President

Ms. Sadler is an Executive Vice President at Verisight who has over 20 years of experience in advising businesses on retirement plan matters. From the New Bern, North Carolina location, she leads the Retirement Plan Consulting practice for the firm and provides services to retirement plan sponsors across the country, working with privately held, publicly owned, and governmental employers.  Martha specializes in assisting clients in detecting and correcting operational and fiduciary failures.  This assistance includes navigating the available self-correction programs, preparing voluntary submissions to the Internal Revenue Service or Department of Labor, and representing the client in the event of a governmental audit.
 
Prior to joining Verisight, Martha was a Managing Director with RSM McGladrey, Inc. where she lead the Retirement Plan Consulting group for the firm’s Human Capital Services division.  In this role, she also provided ERISA and tax support to McGladrey & Pullen, LLP employee benefit plan auditors across the country, serving as Tax Specialist for the firm on qualified retirement plan matters as well as authoring and presenting annual educational webcasts and seminars on employee benefit plans.
 
Martha majored in Business Management at Mount Olive College.  She has earned the designations of Certified Pension Consultant and Qualified Pension Administrator from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) and is an active member of that organization.  Martha has also been certified by the Internal Revenue Service as an Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent.

Mark Yahoudy – Executive Vice President

Mr. Yahoudy is an Executive Vice President for Verisight with over 32 years of experience working with employee benefit plans.  Mark oversees the compliance practice of Verisight. 

Prior to Verisight acquiring RSM McGladrey’s Human Capital Services, Mark was with McGladrey since 1985. Mark started his career at the IRS in the Employee Plans Division. During his tenure with the IRS, he served as an IRS Appeals Officer where his duties included negotiating settlements in un-agreed cases involving employee benefit plans. He left the IRS for public accounting in 1985 where his focus included third-party plan administration and consulting to help companies design retirement plans.  

Mark has an accounting degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Masters of Taxation degree from DePaul University.  He is licensed as a CPA in Illinois. Additionally, Mark is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA), a founding member of the Chicago ABC where he currently serves as treasurer, the Illinois CPA Society and its Employee Benefit Plan Task Force, the American Institute of CPA’s and the National Tax-Sheltered Accounts Association (NTSAA).  Mark is an editorial advisor to the Journal of Accountancy and an Adjunct instructor at the College of DuPage.  Mark is a frequent speaker on retirement plans.

Brian Blalock – Senior Vice President and Actuary

Mr. Blalock is a Senior Vice President and Actuary at Verisight with over 28 years of experience as a health actuary. Brian provides health actuarial consulting services for health insurance carriers, managed care organizations, state departments of insurance, medical groups, self-insured and fully insured plan sponsors in the private and public sectors, Taft-Hartley funds, and others.  He has comprehensive experience in all aspects of health insurance, with a particular emphasis on valuation of liabilities, product development, pricing, and forecasting.  

Prior to Verisight acquiring RSM McGladrey’s Human Capital Services, Brian was with McGladrey for 3 years. Before McGladrey, Brian was a consulting actuary with another major accounting firm, a national benefits consulting firm, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and a commercial health insurer.  He has also been a consulting health actuary to the State of Illinois.  

Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics & Computer Science from the University of Illinois and is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries.

Nancy Dittmer - Senior Vice President

Ms. Dittmer is a Senior Vice President at Verisight with over 25 years of experience in the employee benefits field.  As the leader of Verisight’s national Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) administration and consulting practice, Nancy is responsible for all of the ESOP services that we offer to our clients. These include feasibility studies, repurchase obligation forecasting, annual participant accounting and reporting and consultation on issues impacting Mature ESOPs and Code Section 409(p) testing.

Nancy started her accounting career with Deloitte. She was a Managing Director at RSM McGladrey where she worked for over 17 years prior to the transition to Verisight. 

Nancy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Iowa State University and is a member of The ESOP Association, National Center for Employee Ownership, Employee Owned S Corporations of America, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of CPAs. Additionally, Nancy is a frequent author and speaker at national ESOP conferences.

Maureen Driscoll – Senior Vice President

Ms. Driscoll is a Senior Vice President at Verisight with over 30 years of experience. As a practice leader at Verisight, she specializes in the design and implementation of a broad range of compensation and human capital management programs. She has worked with clients across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, financial institutions, service, publishing, utilities, health care and not-for-profits. 

Prior to Verisight acquiring RSM McGladrey’s Human Capital Services group, Maureen had been with McGladrey for 18 years.  She held a number of corporate positions over a 17 year period, including designing traditional and non-traditional total rewards programs for positions at all levels of an organization. This included base pay, short- and long-term incentives, performance management systems and recognition programs. She has also worked with organizations in developing and implementing human capital strategies and conducting organization assessment projects.

Maureen holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from the College of St. Catherine and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Business, Psychology and Communication from the University of Minnesota.  Maureen is a member of World at Work and over the years has been a member of the Human Resources Professionals of Minnesota and a past board member of both the HealthFund of Minnesota and the Twin Cities Compensation Association.

Sales Leadership

Brad Kirschman - Executive Vice President, National Sales Manager

Mr. Kirschman is Executive Vice President, National Sales Manager for Verisight. Brad joined Verisight in 2012 and is responsible for overseeing the sales and distribution of retirement plans.

Brad has extensive sales, marketing and brand management experience in the consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical industries for notable firms including Coca-Cola, Cadbury, Pfizer and Otis Spunkmeyer. In his career, Brad has overseen national and regional sales teams, launched and managed brands and pioneered the distribution of products internationally.

Brad has a Master Degree from St. Joseph’s University and a Bachelors of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Ken Weida - Senior Vice President

Ken Weida is Senior Vice President, Sales for Verisight, Inc. and is responsible for new sales activities and related initiatives. He has nearly 20 years of sales and benefits consulting experience, and is the former President for American 401(k) Services.  

Mr. Weida has been instrumental in setting up and running thousands of retirement plans and also oversees the development of Verisight’s advisor and TPA distribution channels. Recently, he helped start one of the first National ETF 401(k) platforms and continues to educate plan sponsors, TPA’s, and advisors on the importance of low cost investments in pension plans.    

Prior to Verisight, Mr. Weida was the Senior Vice President, Sales for BenefitStreet. He has served on several record-keeper Advisory Boards in recent years, including Fidelity, Schwab, and TD Ameritrade.  Mr. Weida earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University, Hayward, and is a frequent speaker at defined contribution industry events.
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WHAT'S NEW?

November 18, 2014
Verisight, Inc., a recognized leader in comprehensive retirement plan services and consulting solutions, announced today that Laura Ramanis will join the organization’s leadership team as Chief Operating Officer, effective November 17, 2014. Read the full release.

October 24, 2014
The 2015 Cost of Living Adjustments have been released by the Internal Revenue Service. Each year, the IRS is required to review and adjust the dollar limitations on benefits and contributions under qualified retirement plans to account for cost of living increases. Some limitations will remain unchanged because the increase in the Consumer Price Index did not meet the statutory thresholds for their adjustment. However, other limitations will increase for 2015. View the 2015 limits.

October 23, 2014
Verisight will be hosting a series of 401(k) Boot Camps in November for our 401(k) plan sponsor clients.  Invitations to this 3 part series can be downloaded here.

This program will provide tools to help in-house plan sponsor staff operate their retirement plan correctly. Over the course of 3 webcasts, Verisight will cover basic in-house 401(k) operations from the employer’s perspective to give your team information to help avoid common operational errors.

October 15, 2014
The Newport Group, Inc. and Verisight, Inc. today announced they will be joining forces to increase the size, scale and reach of their respective businesses. Under the terms of the agreement, the holding company of Verisight. Read the full release.