Magazine Columnists

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 Extern…

Fred Barstein

Fred was the driving force behind the launch of NAPA Net in 2012 and NAPA Net the Magazine in 2013, serving as their first Editor in Chief.

Fred is the founder of The Retirement Advisor University (TRAU), The Plan Sponsor University (TPS…

Jerry Bramlett

Jerry Bramlett writes about investments for NAPA Net the Magazine. He is the Managing Partner of Redstart Advisors and Managing Director of Sage Advisory Services.…

Steff Chalk

Steff is the author of the "Inside the Plan Sponsor's Mind" column for NAPA Net the Magazine.

He is the executive director of The Retirement Advisor University (TRAU), The Plan Sponsor University (TPSU) and 401kTV. He is also the co-foun…

Warren Cormier

Warren is the author of the "Inside the Plan Participant's Mind" column for NAPA Net the Magazine.

He founded and serves as the President of Boston Research Group. Warren has more than 25 years of quantitative and qualitative experience…

Paul D'Aiutolo

Paul D'Aiutolo is the founding principal and lead consultant of the D’Aiutolo Institutional Consulting Team in Rochester, NY. He serves as NAPA’s President for 2017-2018.…

Brian Graff

Brian is the author of the "Inside the Beltway" column for NAPA Net the Magazine.

He is the CEO of the American Retirement Association, and the Executive Director of NAPA. In the latter capacity he oversees NAPA’s operations. As a memb…

Lisa Greenwald

Lisa is the author of the "Inside the Generations" column in NAPA Net the Magazine.

She is a VP at Greenwald & Associates, an independent research firm specializing in research for the retirement and financial services industries.…

Rebecca Hourihan

Rebecca Hourihan, AIF, PPC, is principal of 401(k) Marketing, which she founded to assist qualified experts operate a professional business with professional marketing materials and ongoing awareness campaigns. Previously she served as LPL …

David Levine

David is the author of the "Inside the Law" column for NAPA Net the Magazine.

He is a principal at Groom Law Group, Chartered. He practices in the employee benefits and tax areas, with a primary focus on matters involving qualified reti…

Spencer X Smith

Spencer X Smith writes about social media for NAPA Net and NAPA Net the Magazine. He is the founder of spencerXsmith.com, instructor at the University of Wisconsin, and Adjunct Faculty at Rutgers University. A former 401(k) wholesaler, he n…

Jania Stout

Jania is the author of the "Inside Financial Wellness" column for NAPA Net the Magazine.

She is the managing director and co-founder of Fiduciary Plan Advisors at HighTower. Jania received the NAPA 401(k) Advisor Leadership Award in 201…

Don Trone

Don is the author of the "Inside the Stewardship Movement" column for NAPA Net the Magazine.

Don is the founder and CEO/Chief Ethos Officer of 3ethos, which provides echelon training to elite advisors and their fiduciary clients. Don is…