About the ASPPA Benefits Council (ABC) of Western PA

The ASPPA Benefits Council (ABC) of Western Pennsylvania provides benefits professionals with opportunities for “knowledge and networking” within their local community.  

  • Educational seminars on retirement and employee benefit issues that impact your business and your clients. Stay up to date on industry practices, changing legislation and regulations, and hear it first-hand, delivered by nationally- recognized industry experts. It is a cost effective and convenient way to earn Continuing Education credits.  
  • Networking opportunities with professionals from diverse disciplines within your local community. Share ideas and develop meaningful, long lasting connections with other industry professionals. Deepen your understanding of issues that impact your clients, your business and the industry.  
  • National Affiliation with the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA); the largest professional organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the private retirement system. You’ll benefit from the Knowledge, Advocacy, Credibility and Leadership that ASPPA has to offer.

Board Members

Board of Directors

President Cynthia L. Hall

President Elect
George Baer
Newport Group  

Secretary Terese Connerton
The Law Office of Terese M. Connerton  

Treasurer George Baer
Newport Group

ASPPA Liaison
Sharon Pivirotto
401k Best Practices

Committee Members/Board Members

Program Committee
Elizabeth Goldberg
Evan Hirsh  

Membership Committee
Cynthia Hall
Terese M. Connerton
Sharon Pivirotto