More plan participants are nearing retirement. They’re looking down Drawdown Mountain, asking themselves, “What do I do next?” The road to helping these participants begins with ensuring that your plan is truly a welcoming destination for retirees.
Scott Conking, CFP®, QKA, is a principal and head of Vanguard Institutional Investor Services. He is responsible for a team of investment and client service professionals who serve defined contribution, defined benefit, corporate asset, endowment, and foundation clients. Mr. Conking began his career at Vanguard in 1984. He’s held various roles at Vanguard, including head of Vanguard Total Retirement Services, responsible for our defined contribution and defined benefit clients, and then served as Vanguard’s chief culture and diversity officer, leading its Best Place to Work initiatives. Most recently, he was head of Vanguard Retirement Plan Client Services, leading the full-service relationship team and Vanguard Strategic Retirement Consulting.