Louis Richey

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Mr. Richey is an attorney by training and currently senior vice-president with McCamish Systems LLC, an Infosys Company located in Atlanta, Georgia. McCamish Systems is one of the nation's leading providers of outsourced administrative and other back-office support services for life insurance carriers and other major financial services organizations, such as banks and brokerage companies. Infosys is a leading global information technology and administration business process outsourcing company. Mr. Richey helps lead the McCamish Retirement Services Group. Mr. Richey is the legal and content expert for all of McCamish's executive, employee and qualified and nonqualified pension benefit web-based marketing, design and plan administration platforms. He has over 30 years' experience in executive and employee benefits compensation consulting, planning and insurance for Fortune 1000 public, closely-held and tax-exempt organizations and their employees. He is the founder of the Retirement Plans Nexus, an organization that designs and implements retirement and benefit plans for companies. At earlier points in his career, Mr. Richey served as a senior marketing officer or technical compensation and senior consultant with American Express Company, the General American Life Insurance Company, William M. Mercer, Magner Network and several offices of the Management Compensation Group (MCG) and M Group. Mr. Richey lectures widely on the impact and implications of Section 409A, executive and employee benefit topics, retirement planning, financial services marketing, insurance, and financial planning. He has lectured at major conferences and institutes, including the New York University Federal Tax Institute, the Southwest Federal Tax Conference, the Notre Dame Estate Planning Institute, the American Society of Actuaries Annual Conference , the LIMRA Advance Marketing Conference, the NACD and a host of other conferences and local meetings. Mr. Richey's comments have appeared in Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, Forbe's Magazine, and Investor's Daily. He has appeared on the Financial News Network for National Public Radio. He has authored or co-authored a number of books and BNA portfolios, and more than three hundred articles, audios and videos on compensation and tax topics. Mr. Richey is widely known for authoring practice-oriented books, including The 409A Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Advisor (Covered & Exempt Plans Under 409A), 5th Edition, available from the National Underwriter Company, and BNA Tax Management Portfolios #386 4th, and #282 2nd, titled, Insurance-Related Compensation, and Section 409A-The 100 Most Frequently Asked Questions, available from ALI-ABA. Since the enactment of Section 409A, Mr. Richey has authored or co-authored six major articles on Section 409A nonqualified deferred compensation plans and one on Code Section 101(j) requirements governing employer-owned life insurance (EOLI). In the 1980's, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) included one of his published articles in training materials for its estate and gift tax agents and attorneys.


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