Lew MinskyPresident and CEO at Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA)
Lew Minsky is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA), a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing retirement security of America's workers. Lew is a recognized thought leader on retirement plan issues and is a regular speaker at industry events. He is often quoted in industry press on retirement topics and has provided expert testimony to the federal regulatory agencies as well as several House Committees. Lew serves on the Advisory Board of the Aspen Leadership Forum on Retirement Savings.
Before helping launch DCIIA in 2010, Lew was the owner and managing member of Minsky Consulting through which he advised plan sponsors, service providers and fiduciary committees on governance, public policy and compliance issues. Earlier in his career, Lew served as the senior in-house counsel for a Fortune 200 company, where he had primary responsibility for governance and compliance issues relating to employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements. He has also worked as an attorney at major law firms and began his legal career working in the General Counsel’s office at the US Department of Commerce.
Lew received a bachelors degree in management (BSM) from Tulane University, a juris doctor (JD) from the University of Florida and a master of laws (LLM) with a certificate in employee benefits law from Georgetown University.
Lew is part of the DCIIA Speakers' Bureau and is available to both members and non-members as a keynote speaker, panelist, or discussion moderator for live or virtual events. He can also provide expert legal testimony. Topics include the current DC landscape -- players, policies, priorities; best practices in DC plan design; the fee and litigation environment for plan sponsors; innovation and the future of defined contribution; and achieving and protecting retirement security.