May 3, 2017
Walnut Creek, CA—May 2, 2016
—Newport Group, a leading provider of retirement plans, insurance, and consulting services, announced today that Nate DeLong has joined the organization as Regional Director. Based in Southern California, he will cover the West Coast. He will report to Senior Vice President of Institutional Sales Micah DiSalvo
Mr. DeLong will be responsible for developing business relationships and identifying market opportunities. In this role, he will promote Newport Group’s compliance-only services for qualified plans, which the firm offers in partnership with other qualified plan recordkeepers.
“Nate is an ideal fit for our team because he has developed strong existing relationships with financial advisors, CPAs and other intermediaries. He also has a strong background in retirement plan sales as well as thorough knowledge about compliance-only services,” DiSalvo said. “We feel these services continue to demonstrate the flexibility of Newport Group as a top-tier national provider, and we’re excited to add Nate’s expertise to this aspect of our business.”
Mr. DeLong spent the first eight years of his retirement plan services career at Capital Group/American Funds culminating in his role as retirement plan sales consultant. Subsequently, at National Retirement Services, Inc., he spent four years helping financial advisors build their retirement plan practices by providing customized qualified plan design consulting for their plan sponsor clients.
Mr. DeLong earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University Fullerton. He holds multiple designations from the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) including CPC, QPA and QKA.
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 $80 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