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Best Practices for Other Retirement Plans When You Have an ESOP

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This replay was recorded on May 28, 2013.

About This Meeting

Most ESOP companies have at least one other retirement plan, often a 401(k) plan. Good design can make these plans work well together, including making discrimination testing easier, encouraging adequate diversification, and providing employees with an exceptionally strong retirement package. This webinar will look at the opportunities and the challenges of other plans in an ESOP environment. The webinar will leave time for you to get you specific issues addressed.

You will learn:


Plan Design Issues
Scott Freund, Blue Ridge ESOP Associates
Contribution Limits and Plan Administration
Lori Stuart, Crowe Horwath LLP


Scott J. Freund

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Blue Ridge ESOP Associates

Scott has over 22 years of experience providing administration and consulting advice to ESOP clients. Scott is a member of the ESOP Association's Administration Advisory Committee and is a frequent speaker on ESOP administration topics for both the ESOP Association and the NCEO. He has worked closely with plan sponsors, accountants, advisors, and legal counsel to provide guidance on plan design and compliance issues.

Lori Stuart

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Crowe Horwath LLP

Lori is a senior manager in the benefit plan services group of Crowe Horwath. Lori has worked at Crowe for over 22 years and specializes in working with ESOPs. She consults with clients on plan design, compliance, and administration, and works with both new ESOPs and mature ESOPs. She is a member of the ESOP Association's Advisory Committee on Administration and the National Center for Employee Ownership.