Steven K. Gissiner

Principal, Orchard Hills Consulting LLC
Steven  K. Gissiner


M.B.A., finance, The University of Akron

Summary of Experience

Mr. Gissiner has more than four decades of diversified experience in the retirement plan industry. He is an expert in retirement plan design, compliance, administrative procedures, employee communications and investment education services, and fiduciary responsibility and oversight. Mr. Gissiner has consulted on these and other topics to hundreds of retirement plan sponsors over the course of his career, including various Fortune 500 companies, mutual fund and insurance companies, banks, health care providers, and institutions of higher learning. In addition, he has served as an expert witness in various litigation matters involving defined-contribution retirement plans.

At Orchard Hills Consulting, Mr. Gissiner currently consults on behalf of a number of clients on a wide range of retirement plain issues including (but not limited to) retirement plan administration and compliance consulting, fee benchmarking, assisting plan sponsors and committees in understanding and implementing administrative and recordkeeping fee arrangements, developing service provider requests for proposals, and reviewing modifications to existing plan features and provisions. Earlier in his career, he was a partner in the benefits consulting practice of Coopers & Lybrand. Later, he served as the West Region Managing Partner for retirement plan administrative outsourcing services at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. 

AG Contacts

D. Lee Heavner

Steven  K. Gissiner