Chris joined Polycomp over 10 years ago as part of the leadership team, managing the San Diego office. He initially managed both the pension and benefit trust departments in the San Diego office. Currently, his primary focus is developing and growing the Benefit Trust Services products, while managing our current trust client relationships and overseeing the San Diego office.
As Director of Benefit Trust Services, Chris oversees all aspects of this product, including new business development and developing and launching new benefits products geared towards Prevailing Wage contractors.
He has 30 years experience in the financial services industry. Previous to Polycomp, Chris spent 6 years at Putnam Investments, as Vice President of Retirement Plan Services, in their Advisor Sold Plan Administration group. In addition, he worked for Scudder Funds and Scudder Trust Company for eight years and attained the position of Vice President of Defined Contribution Administration.
Chris graduated Cum Laude from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.
Scott Ann Setzer has over 35 years experience and expertise in employee benefits consulting. Scott has given thousands of presentations to both large and small groups consisting of privately and publicly held corporations, CPAs, attorneys, financial advisors, employers and employees. In addition, Scott has proven to be “one stick of dynamite” as a professional and motivational speaker.
She began her career developing benefit programs for employers and eventually made the transition into sales and marketing. Scott has extensive training with the National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA), American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA), and American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA). Scott sits on the Board of Directors of the San Diego Chapter of the Western Pension & Benefit Conference and is a member of the National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA) and the National Speakers Association.
Scott graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California State University, Sacramento, where she pursued her MBA before jumping into the employee benefits field.