Transamerica Adds to Mid-Market Retirement Distribution Team
BALTIMORE, MD, June 7, 2018 -- Transamerica today announced that David Dietzler joined the company as Regional Vice President and will oversee the company's mid-market retirement plan distribution efforts in Oregon and Idaho. The company also announced the promotion of Tim Lastivka to Division Sales Manager of mid-sized retirement plans in its Northeast region, and Abby Clark to Director of TPA and Special Markets Sales Support.
David Dietzler's focus will be helping financial advisors and third-party administrators acquire mid-sized retirement plan business in Idaho and Oregon. He brings more than a decade of experience in retirement plans, and more than 18 years of experience in the financial industry. He will report to Tom Briggs, Division Sales Manager.
"David Dietzler is well-known in the Pacific Northwest as a knowledgeable and committed collaborator for financial advisors, and we are very excited he has joined our team," said Joe Boan, SVP, Executive Director, Workplace and Individual Market Distribution. "I have every confidence he will help build Transamerica's momentum."
Tim Lastivka is a ten-year veteran with Transamerica and has a distinguished performance record, leading the company in mid-market distribution sales in multiple years. He holds Charted Financial Consultant® and Chartered Retirement Plan SpecialistSM designations. Mr. Lastivka will report to Chris Previti, Vice President and Managing Director of Wholesale Distribution.
"Transamerica is dedicated to finding and promoting the best to lead our distribution efforts. Year after year, Tim Lastivka has been a leader and example to his peers, and is a consistently stellar performer," Boan added. "I look forward to the great things he and his team will accomplish in the Northeast region."
Abby Clark has been promoted to Director of TPA and Special Markets Sales Support. Ms. Clark will report to Deborah Rubin, Managing Director of Specialty Markets and TPA. In her role, Ms. Clark will support the TPA community, work directly with national third-party administrators, and continue building upon Transamerica's momentum in the distribution of mid-sized retirement plan services.
"Abby Clark will be a strong advocate for third-party administrators and financial intermediaries who specialize in retirement plans. We also wanted someone with an excellent track record of implementing new initiatives for workplace benefits," said Boan. "Abby is a seasoned and knowledgeable leader at Transamerica, working in various distribution roles over the past 19 years. I am confident she will be a valuable resource in assuring Transamerica is the recordkeeper of choice for TPAs and their clients."
About Transamerica Retirement Solutions
Transamerica Retirement Solutions, LLC (Transamerica) is a leading provider of customized retirement plan solutions for large, mid-size and small organizations. Transamerica Retirement Solutions works with financial advisors, third party administrators, and consultants to cover the entire spectrum of defined benefit and defined contribution plans, including: 401k and 403b (Traditional and Roth); 457; profit sharing; money purchase; cash balance; Taft-Hartley; multiple employer plans; nonqualified deferred compensation; and rollover and Roth IRAs. Transamerica Retirement Solutions helps nearly five million retirement plan participants save and invest for a lifetime of financial security. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.
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