Indianapolis, Ind. & Chesterfield, VA – McCready and Keene, Inc.’s Chesterfield, Virginia office achieves a record milestone this year by celebrating the company’s 75th anniversary. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, McCready and Keene is one of the nation’s largest independent actuarial and employee benefits consulting firms that does not sell financial products or provide investment advice, making them uniquely qualified to represent their clients’ interests.
McCready and Keene commemorates their notable 75 years of success by sharing the secret behind their success. The company’s longevity can be attributed to three key company priorities:
1. Uncompromising adherence to compliance with federal regulations, keeping their clients' plans safe
2. A 75-year history of dedication to employees, resulting in exceptional staff retention
3. Impressive annual investment in technology advancements
Long before “high-tech” was a buzz word in the business world, McCready and Keene protected plan sponsors and participants with the latest innovations, and their commitment goes beyond lip service. McCready and Keene dedicates 10% of their annual budget to technology upgrades, innovations, safeguards and security.
"On behalf of the clients, advisors and participants we service along the east coast, we are extremely proud to be part of the long tradition of excellence and compliance that McCready and Keene offers. I’m privileged to enjoy how well we are positioned in the retirement marketplace and take pleasure in the knowledge that our unique pricing structure will secure a meaningful retirement benefit for thousands of Americans," says Jim Johnson, vice president, national business consultant and president of Virginia Operations.
McCready and Keene’s staff of nearly 100 employees includes a highly skilled team of actuaries, allocators, attorneys, paralegals, compliance specialists, retirement plan consultants and technology experts administering retirement plans with more than $19 billion in assets.
“We know we are unique in our long-running history of success,” explains Dan Shelley, Chairman of the Board of McCready and Keene. “We also know that celebrating our first seventy-five years as a leader in retirement consulting is a stepping stone to serving the next generation. Every dollar we invest in our employees and technology today secures the future for each client tomorrow.”
Established in 1933 as McCready Pension Engineers, an actuarial consulting firm specializing in defined benefit plans, the firm merged with Charles R. Keene & Associates in 1975. Today, McCready and Keene specializes in the design, installation and administration of customized retirement plans and works strictly on a fee for service basis making them true advocates for clients and their plan participants.
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