MissionSquare Retirement in Washington, DC has appointed Katherine Schultz as senior vice president, chief legal and corporate affairs officer.
Schultz will be responsible for leading the company’s legal, compliance, risk and government affairs strategy.
“Kate comes to MissionSquare Retirement as a seasoned executive well respected for her legal and public policy expertise in the financial services industry,” said Lynn Ford, CEO and president of MissionSquare Retirement, in a statement. “The financial services landscape is complex and the company will benefit from Kate’s extensive experience as we continue to provide the highest quality retirement services to public sector employees.”
An industry veteran with more than two decades of experience at Transamerica, where he most recently held the positions of senior vice president, chief ethics officer and associate general counsel, Schultz has worked in both the public and private sectors, the press release said. has done. Earlier in his career, he worked for the US Department of Justice and spent four years with the US Securities and Exchange Commission as Senior Counsel in the Department of Enforcement.
Schultz earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and a JD from Wayne State University Law School.
“Civil servants today face many challenges, particularly when it comes to protecting their financial security,” he said in a statement. “I look forward to using my experience at Mission Square Retirement to efficiently navigate the complex legal and political landscape that impacts retirement planning. This is how we help our communities across the country.” Supporters can continue to achieve exceptional pension security outcomes for government workers.”
Founded in 1972, MissionSquare Retirement is a nonprofit financial services company with approximately $70 billion in assets under management and administration, providing retirement savings, investment options and personalized advice to more than 1.6 million government workers. is focused.