Portal Conductor: Nevin E. Adams, JD

Nevin E. Adams, JD

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.

Article Index

Tibble’s Trials Near the End With a Win

Nearly a decade to the day that Glenn Tibble, William Bauer, William Izral, Henry Runowiecki, Frederik Sohadolc, and Hugh Tinman, Jr. filed their excessive fee class action known as Tibble v. Edison, they may be nearing the conclusion of a case that has gone all the way to the United States Supreme Court and back.   Read More

Pay Me Now, or Pay Me Later

Many years ago, there was a commercial that cautioned, “You can pay me now, or pay me later.” It’s a mantra that I’ve heard employed to encourage retirement savings – but these days it might have a new twist.   Read More

(How Can I) Get Involved!

Years ago I decided I wanted to move to the nation’s capital because – as I told friends at the time – I was tired of “just” writing about what had happened with retirement policy… I wanted to make a difference.   Read More