With over 25 years of experience, Steven Tompson has worked in retirement services, investment management and financial advisory. From 1984 to 2002, Mr. Tompson was a portfolio manager at Prudential Financial in the fixed income division, working in Prudential Asset Management investing more than $3 billion of assets for Prudential’s General Account. He led a team of 20 professionals charged with originating structured finance investments as well as surveillance and reporting functions. Mr. Tompson developed the strategy for his group’s entry into the third-party money management business, which resulted in three channels of operation including ABS Investment Advisory, Stable Value Advisory, and CBO Management.
From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Tompson was the Practice Leader for Retirement Services at The Willis Group where he led a national sales team of 22 people across 3 dis- tribution channels. He initiated and advanced retirement services products in- cluding plan design, investment reviews, vendor evaluations, and placement. He established a national platform of life insurance specialists focused on corporate and executive life benefits, wealth transfer, cash replacement, and death protec- tion. During this time, Mr. Tompson also served as CEO of the broker dealer Willis Securities, which was the domicile for all of the company’s securities activities.
From 2012 to 2013, working as a consultant with a prominent wealth advisory firm, Mr. Tompson worked to expand the investment advisory and qualified retirement plan consulting capability. He also helped the group implement a newly installed financial planning software package as the firm expanded its fee for service planning product. In addition, Mr. Tompson reviewed and restructured the investment advisory capabilities including fund due diligence, asset allocation, portfolio modeling, and investment advisory proposals.
Steven Tompson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Psychology from Dartmouth College. He is also a graduate of the New York University Stern School of Business with a Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting.