NAPA Net Staff
Editor in Chief
Nevin is the American Retirement Association’s Chief of Communications and serves as Editor in Chief of NAPA Net and NAPA Net the Magazine.
Previously he was the Employee Benefits Research Institute’s Director of Education and External Relations, Co-Director of EBRI’s Center for Research on Retirement Income and Director of the American Savings Education Council.
Nevin spent a dozen years as Global Editor-in-Chief of PLANSPONSOR magazine and PLANSPONSOR.com, as well as the PLANADVISER Europe and PLANSPONSOR Europe magazines. He was the creator, writer and publisher of PLANSPONSOR.com’s NewsDash, and was instrumental in launching the publication’s popular and distinctive conference series.
He also worked at Northern Trust in Chicago in a variety of management roles, culminating in the development of a proprietary recordkeeping platform, and at Wachovia Bank, leading their defined contribution/recordkeeping businesses.
He has been honored three times by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) with their Media Recognition Award (in 2002, 2004 and 2013), and was listed as one of the Most Influential People in Defined Contribution by the 401kWire for five consecutive years.
John is the American Retirement Association’s Director of Communications. He has primary responsibility for content on the NAPA Net portal and ensuring that appropriate editorial standards are met. He also writes for the portal and the NAPA Net Daily e-newsletter.
John’s career as a writer, editor, journalist and publishing executive spans more than 20 years, with a focus on HR, employee benefits, retirement plans and benefit sales. He’s served as Editor in Chief at Employee Benefit Adviser magazine and as Associate Publisher and Editor in Chief at Thompson Publishing Group, where he launched the company’s pension and benefits product line. He’s also been a freelance writer and editor and a publishing consultant.
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