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Scott Pollack Joins Newport Group as Executive Vice President  

Apr 29, 2019

Walnut Creek, CA—April 26, 2019—Newport Group, a leading provider of retirement services announced today that Scott Pollack has joined the organization as Executive Vice President and will lead the company’s qualified retirement client service teams. Mr. Pollack will be based in the company’s Walnut Creek, California headquarters and report directly to Chief Operating Officer Laura Ramanis.

“Scott has extensive experience in our industry providing effective retirement plan solutions to companies of all sizes,” said Newport Group Chief Operating Officer Laura Ramanis. “His leadership and expertise will be a tremendous asset to our organization.”

Mr. Pollack joins Newport Group from Mercer, Inc., where he held a number of leadership positions during his 17 year career with the company. Most recently, he was leader and partner for Mercer’s west market wealth business. In that role, Mr. Pollack led a team of retirement and investments associates as they delivered client service and operations support to an array of retirement plan sponsor clients, including Fortune 50 companies. 

Mr. Pollack earned bachelor’s degrees in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and economics from the university’s Wharton School. He is also an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) and an enrolled actuary.

About Newport Group

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Newport Group is a leading independent retirement services provider that helps employers—and the advisors who serve them—prepare employees for a more financially secure retirement. The company has more than $100 billion in retirement assets under administration and more than $250 billion in corporate retirement and insurance assets. Newport Group maintains investment objectivity, fee transparency and a commitment to flexible, responsive service. Staffed by an exceptional team of more than 1,250 retirement, insurance, and consulting professionals, the company provides retirement solutions tailored to the needs of employers of every size, from small businesses to the Fortune 1000.
 

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Newport Group, Inc. and its affiliates provide recordkeeping, plan administration, trust and custody, consulting, fiduciary consulting, insurance and brokerage services. Fiduciary consulting services are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., an SEC-registered investment adviser and FINRA-registered broker-dealer, and Newport Group Consulting, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser. Newport Group Securities, Inc. and Newport Group Consulting, LLC are affiliates of Newport Group, Inc. All securities transactions are provided through Newport Group Securities, Inc., in its role as broker-dealer. All fiduciary consulting services are provided through the registered investment advisers. When offering variable insurance products, Newport Group Securities, Inc. acts solely in its capacity as a broker-dealer. Trust and custody services provided by Newport Trust Company, a New Hampshire state chartered trust company and wholly owned subsidiary of Newport Group, Inc.