Aspire Financial Services

Firm Profile

Aspire—Delivering Smart Retirement Solutions
Aspire Financial Services, LLC is a leading service provider of smart retirement solutions, serving the industry since 2002 with a conflict-free, open-investment retirement planning management system supporting all plan types [401(k), 403(b), 457, IRA including Payroll Deduction, Cash Balance, Defined Benefit, Non-Qualified]. Aspire provides a best-in-class technology-enabled portfolio of pre-defined or highly customizable smart retirement solutions with private-label branding options through its proprietary technology platform and strategic partnerships. Aspire enables strong economic value and competitive advantage through a cost-effective transparent pricing structure and fully built operational model. To learn more, visit www.aspireonline.com or call 866.634.5873.

KEY CONTACTS
Steven Shackelford, Sales, 317-294-0358
Mark Luckinbill, Sales, 919-279-0514
Kristin McCarthy, Service, 336-269-9658

WEBSITE
www.AspireOnline.com

PRIMARY MARKET(S) SERVED
Micro – (< $1 million), Small - ($1 million - $10 million), Mid - ($10 million - $100 million), Large - ($100 million - $250 million), Mega - (>$250 million)

# OF PLANS/PARTICIPANTS SERVED BY TYPE
As of 06/30/16
401(k): 6,330/123,142
403(b): 4,727/79,214
457: 394/6,065
Other: 2,315/163,783

# OF PLANS/PARTICIPANTS SERVED BY TYPE
As of 06/30/15
401(k): 2,849/97,895
403(b): 4,521/75,016
Money purchase: 3/525
457: 304/5,634
NQDC: 2/6
Defined benefit: 18/29
Cash balance: 253/2,167
Other: 179/6,276

PLANS BY CHANNEL (Direct/Advisor): 0/10,000
Platforms Used: InvestLink, Aspire’s proprietary recordkeeping platform

ASSET ALLOCATION FUNDS
Over 25,000 funds available

ADVISOR SUPPORT SERVICES
External wholesalers focused on advisors: 5
External wholesalers focused on institutional: 5
Internal wholesalers focused on advisors: 5
Internal wholesalers focused on institutional: 5

Compliance support, plan benchmarking, target-date evaluation tools, training for DC plan sales/service, investment committee meetings, Private Label Branding, Revenue Recapture, Model Portfolio Building, TPA Network, Packaged Solutions, BPO