Brian Furgala has joined Wolters Kluwer to manage its extensive ftwilliam.com documents portfolio
New York, NY – Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced the hire of its new Director of ERISA Services who will take on a key role within its ftwilliam.com (FTW) portfolio.
Brian Furgala, Esq, CPC, QPA joins Wolters Kluwer’s ftwilliam.com team after more than fifteen years at GrayRobinson, a full-service corporate law firm, where he specialized in ERISA plans, corporate employee benefits and executive compensation plans. With his extensive experience in employee benefits, he will oversee all document products for Wolters Kluwer’s ftwilliam.com software line including retirement, welfare, and non-qualified plan documents.
“ftwilliam.com is well known for its commitment to providing cutting edge form and document software solutions for pension and employee benefit professionals,” said Dom Cervi, Vice President of the Corporate Compliance Unit at Wolters Kluwer. “We are very pleased to bring a well-known industry expert like Brian on board as we continue to integrate our subject-matter expertise with new and user-friendly technologies. As an ERISA attorney with deep roots in plan administration, he is in a great position to continue to enhance FTW’s documents, and build new plan documents solutions.”
As Director of ERISA Services, Brian will manage the nearly 300,000 retirement plan documents and nearly 50,000 welfare plan documents available on ftwilliam.com and monitor all legal, regulatory and procedural changes that affect those plans. He will also work with the Technical Answer Group (TAG) to provide insight into customers’ complex questions around defined contribution and defined benefit plan questions.
In addition, Brian will host a series of webinars through ftwilliam.com’s continuing education (CE) webinar program and will also continue his robust speaking calendar at industry conferences throughout the year. More information on upcoming ftwilliam.com webinars can be found at: http://product.ftwilliam.com/webinars/upcoming-webinars/.
ftwilliam.com, a product suite of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, offers employee benefit professionals modern and cloud-based plan document (retirement, welfare and non-qualified), government forms (5500, 1099 and 5300), and compliance testing and reporting software. Easy-to-use, integrated, and world-class customer support make ftwilliam.com the perfect solution for employee benefits professionals. TAG (Technical Answer Group) provides comprehensive answers to retirement plan questions. The TAG service also provides a fully-searchable database of over 4,000 previously asked questions, quick reference tools and charts, and daily news. For more information about ftwilliam.com and TAG, visit www.ftwilliam.com.
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