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Newport Group's Non-Qualified Client Services Leadership Team

Kandie Holloway and Rhett Patterson all serve as directors of Newport Group’s Non-Qualified Client Services.

Both lead a team of professionals who serve as the primary client service connection between Newport Group and non-qualified plan sponsors. Their goal? Ensure that clients continue to receive the highest level of service in the industry.

picture of Kandie Holloway, LA based director of Newport's non-qualified client servicesAbout Kandie Holloway
Based in Newport Group’s Los Angeles office, Kandie Holloway has more than 20 years of industry experience, serving in a range of key leadership roles. She has extensive expertise as a human resources executive with a focus on compensation. Prior to joining Newport Group, she served as vice president of client services with MullinTBG, a Prudential company. In that role, Kandie was responsible for directing client management in support of executive benefit plans. 

Kandie earned her bachelor’s in English from the University of California, Riverside, and is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional (SCP).

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Rhett Patterson, Dallas based director of Newport's non-qualified client servicesAbout Rhett Patterson
Rhett is located in Newport Group’s Dallas office. Prior to joining Newport Group, he was a client services manager with Clark Consulting, where he was responsible for providing executive benefit plan consulting and administration, providing training to client service team staff, and communicating the impact of legislation in tax and accounting. 

Rhett previously held client service positions with firms such as JPMorgan Chase and Amarillo National Bank. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business and his masters of business administration from West Texas A&M University. 

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