American Retirement Association Beefs Up Event Emphasis with New Hire
ARLINGTON, VA – The American Retirement Association (ARA) has announced the hiring of Gwenn M. Paness to the position of Director, Key Accounts.
In her new role, Paness will be responsible for all conference sponsorship relationships with the organization’s largest clients.
“Over the past two years, we have experienced dynamic growth,” explained Lisa Allen, Chief of Business Development & Retention. “Having just concluded a record-setting 401(k) Summit, and with an eye toward ASPPA’s 50th Anniversary celebration, we are pleased to have someone with Gwenn’s knowledge of the retirement plan marketplace on board as we develop our next generation event experiences.”
Paness’ background includes nearly a decade in sponsorship and advertising sales, as well as more than five years in the retirement industry, most recently with FIS Relius.
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