2013 Conference Speakers

Zac Bissonnette, Keynote

Retirement Isn't Just for Your Parents

Zac is a personal finance writer and author two best-selling books - How To Be Richer, Smarter and Better-looking than Your Parents and Debt-Free U: How I Paid for an Outstanding College Education Without Loans, Scholarships, or Mooching Off My Parents. He has written for the Boston Globe, Daily Beast, Wall Street Journal, Glamour, and New York Times Online and been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and U.S. News & World Report. Zac has also appeared on Today and CNN and worked as an associate producer at CNBC.

Steve Crescenzo

Strategic Creative Communications

A four-step system of how to link creative communications with the goals and strategies of your organization. Crescenzo Communications has helped thousands of communicators improve both their print and electronic communications.

Joe Tabers, CSP

Effectively Using Stories and Real-life Examples to Help Your Listeners Take Action

Joe is president of Productive Training Services, Inc. He has conducted hundreds of highly rated programs and worked with more than 400 organizations to assist presenters more effectively connect with their audiences.

Ady Dewey

Defining Success in a Brave New World of Communications: Using social media in different ways to reach members

Ady has more than 25 years of experience helping people share their information clearly, memorably and articulately. She previously worked with NASRA and writing for PensionDialog.

In addition:

Thomas Lussier, Robert Klausner and Mark McChesney returned to provide updates on national pension issues, pension legal actions, and internet security. Breakout sessions focused on pertinent issues and programs within our member systems.