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WINDSOR, Conn., Nov. 21, 2023 ― LIMRA and LOMA welcomed new members to its Retirement Plans Advisory Board and Workplace Benefits Advisory Board. These advisory boards offer insight on the business challenges facing companies to help the association better understand and adapt its member benefits program to serve the evolving needs of its members.

“As more and more Americans rely on their employer-sponsored insurance benefits and retirement savings plans to help them with their physical, mental, and financial wellbeing, LIMRA and LOMA work to provide market intelligence about emerging trends and best practices that will help our members successfully navigate an evolving marketplace,” said Sean O’Donnell, senior vice president, head of Member Benefits, LIMRA and LOMA. “We are pleased that these executives have agreed to share their knowledge and expertise to guide our efforts and help us deliver valuable insights and solutions to the industry.”

The Retirement Plans Advisory Board, chaired by Donald MacQuattie, senior vice president, leader of Institutional and Retirement, Raymond James, has 10 new members. 

Led by Kara Hoogensen (chair), senior vice president and head of Workplace Benefits, Principal Financial Group and David Payne (vice chair), vice president, Employee Benefits, The Standard, the Workplace Benefits Advisory Board has added two new members:

“Recent research, conducted by LIMRA and EY, uncovered the importance of understanding the unique generational priorities about their workplace benefits and the complexities of providing a robust benefit package to a widely diverse employee base,” noted O’Donnell. “These leaders will help guide our efforts to explore how the industry can evolve to better serve employers while helping workers achieve holistic wellness.”

To learn more about the LIMRA and LOMA Retirement Plans and Workplace Benefits Advisory Boards, visit:


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