Patrick McKiernan C(k)P® joins the Retirement Advisor Council

East Granby, CT – Patrick McKiernan C(k)P® has joined the Retirement Advisor Council, a national organization that advocates for successful qualified plan and participant retirement outcomes.

The Retirement Advisor Council is pleased to announce that Patrick McKiernan C(k)P®, Senior Vice President – Financial Advisors, Institutional Consulting Group, with the Plan Resource Group at RBC Wealth Management has joined the Council effective January 1, 2019.

Mr. McKiernan has been a leader in the retirement industry for twenty years. Inspired by the challenge of things not easily accomplished, he set his sights on helping his clients achieve retirement security. His approach to retirement planning is client-focused. Overall, the Plan Resource Group is committed to working within the retirement industry to enhance value for sponsors and participants alike through a thoughtful approach to programs and process.

“Through collaboration and idea-sharing, members of the Retirement Advisor Council have an exciting opportunity to expand personal skill sets while also increasing the visibility and appreciation of the retirement plan advisor. I’m truly looking forward to my time on the Council,” said Mr. McKiernan. 

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About The Retirement Advisor Council

Formed in 2009, the Retirement Advisor Council is a national organization that advocates for successful qualified plan and participant retirement outcomes through the collaborative efforts of experienced, qualified retirement plan advisors, investment managers and defined contribution plan service providers.  To advance its mission, the Council undertakes initiatives in the areas of research, public relations and promotion, general public education, regulatory positions and practice management.  The Council accomplishes this mission by:

  • Identifying duties, responsibilities, and attributes of the Professional Retirement Plan Advisor.
  • Sharing professional standards with plan sponsors who are responsible for the success of their plans.
  • Providing collective thought capital to decision makers, product providers, legislators and the public.
  • Giving voice to the retirement plan advisor community.
  • Offering tools to evaluate advisors to ensure the quality of services provided.

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