Dyan Suppes of CPI Qualified Plan Consultants, Inc. (CPI) has recently passed all of the required exams to attain her CPC (Certified Pension Consultant) designation through ASPPA (American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries). These exams include the Retirement Plan Fundamentals (RPF-1 & RPF-2) exams, the Defined Contribution Administrative Issues Basic Concepts (DC-1), Compliance Issues (DC-2), and Advanced Topics (DC-3) exams, the Administrative Issues of Defined Benefit Plans (DB) exam, the Certified Pension Consultant Modules exams, and the Certified Pension Consultant (CPC) exam.
Suppes started at CPI in June, 2007 in the Plan Administrative Services (PAS) Department as Plan Administrator. In November, 2010, she was promoted to Senior Administrator, and in June, 2012, she transferred to become Manager of Procedure Development in the Marketing Strategy Team. Suppes has also attained her QKA (Qualified 401(k) Plan Administrator), QPA (Qualified Pension Administrator) and TGPC (Tax-Exempt & Governmental Plan Consultant) designations through ASPPA.
ASPPA is the premier national organization for career retirement plan professionals who work to preserve and enhance the private pension system. Although ASPPA was founded in 1966 as an actuarial organization, the growing needs of the pension community led to the expansion of their membership to include pension professionals of all types: consultants, administrators, accountants, attorneys, chartered life underwriters, and more. Currently, ASPPA has over 6,000 members.