Paula A. Hendrickson CFP®, C(K)P®, CBFA joins the Retirement Advisor Council

East Granby, CT – Paula Hendrickson has joined the Retirement Advisor Council..

The Retirement Advisor Council is pleased to announce that Paula Hendrickson, Senior Vice President, Director of Retirement Consultant Services, Retirement Advisor with First Western Trust has joined the Council effective January 1, 2019.

Ms. Hendrickson has been a leader in the retirement industry for thirty-three years. Inspired by the challenge of things not easily accomplished, Hendrickson set her sights on helping her clients achieve the retirement security they are looking for. Her approach to retirement planning is client-focused. Overall, First Western Trust is committed to working within the retirement industry to enhance value for sponsors and participants alike through a thoughtful approach to programs and process.

“I’m passionate about retirement—in fact, it’s all I’ve done in my career—so coming together with the best advisors in the retirement plan industry is an exciting opportunity to help solve issues and build best practices,” said Ms. Hendrickson. “I am ready to share my experiences with the other Council members and, in turn, learn from their experiences.”

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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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