About Newport

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Michael DiCenso

Executive Vice President,
Business Development

Michael DiCenso leads Newport business development initiatives in the multiple employer plan (MEP) and pooled employer plan (PEP) marketplace. 

Michael has more than 30 years of experience in the retirement services industry with a proven history of success in sales, marketing and product development. He is a recognized industry expert, particularly with MEP and PEP plans. 

Prior to joining Newport, he provided strategic vision, practice management, product development, sales and distribution strategy, and merger and acquisition consulting to recordkeepers, TPAs, advisors, RIAs and private equity firms.

Michael was also president of Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors and a national practice leader for the company’s Retirement Service Division, which included retirement plan consulting, non-qualified executive compensation consulting, registered investment advisory services and actuarial consulting services. He also served as executive vice president of sales, marketing, relationship management and product development for RSM McGladrey.

Michael is a national speaker and resource regarding MEP regulations and the PEP Secure Act. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing and management from Missouri Southern State University. He also holds a LLIF designation from the Leadership Institute Fellow Designation Program at Babson College in Massachusetts.

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