As an ERISA Consultant at Blue Prairie Group, Neal Smith specializes in creating healthy retirement plans for all types of institutional clients by helping busy executives design, implement and monitor successful retirement plans.
Neal’s 15+ years of experience includes working in both relationship management and sales for a top-5 national recordkeeping company as well as a top-10 investment management firm, giving him unique insight into helping employers develop and maintain a well-run retirement plan that produces healthy outcomes for its employees. He draws on this vast experience working with executives and investment management committees in order to develop efficient and effective retirement plan strategies.
Neal is passionate about helping employees retire on their own terms, and has helped thousands of employees at all stages of their careers and across many industries implement more effective retirement savings practices. He believes in a simple, common-sense communication strategy to help employees make the most of their retirement plan.
Neal has a BA from the University of Iowa and MBA from Loyola University Chicago. When he’s not rooting for the Hawkeyes, the Blackhawks or on the golf course, you’ll find him on the sidelines coaching or cheering on his daughter’s soccer teams.