Aug 23, 2016
WALNUT CREEK, CA—August 23, 2016 — Newport Group, a leading provider of retirement plans, insurance, and consulting services, announced today that Jeff Hornsby has joined the organization as Regional Director.
Mr. Hornsby will be responsible for developing business relationships and identifying market opportunities to promote Newport Group’s retirement plan recordkeeping and administration services to third-party intermediaries. Based in the Southeast, he will cover Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi. He will report to Senior Vice President of Institutional Sales Micah DiSalvo.
“Jeff is a welcome addition to Newport Group,” DiSalvo said. “His experience in providing independent advice to retirement plans and plan sponsors, in areas such as fiduciary oversight, investment due diligence, fee benchmarking, and education, all further strengthens our team as we continue to grow.”
Mr. Hornsby has nearly 15 years of experience in the retirement services industry, and a strong background in retirement plan sales. Most recently, he was a partner at Retirement Fund Management, an Atlanta-area advisory firm working directly with plan sponsors to help drive better retirement outcomes. Previously, he held similar financial advisory positions with Greenspring Wealth Management, 1st Global, Enterprise Fund Distributors, and AXA Advisors.
Mr. Hornsby earned his bachelor’s degree from LaGrange College in Georgia, and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist.
About Newport Group
Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Newport Group is a leading independent retirement services firm that helps employers – and the advisors who serve them – prepare employees for a more financially secure retirement. The company has more than $75 billion in retirement assets under administration and more than $150 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 1,000 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.