Alliance Benefit Group Adds Ingham Retirement Group in Southeast U.S.

Mar 31, 2011, 12:45 ET from Alliance Benefit Group, LLC

PEORIA, Ill., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Benefit Group ("ABG"), one of the nation's largest retirement plan providers serving small- and mid-sized companies, has added Ingham Retirement Group ("Ingham") to its national network.  Ingham, one of the Southeast's largest independent 401(k) employee benefits, consulting, and third party administrators servicing over $1 billion in retirement plan assets, has become the 11th licensee to become affiliated with ABG.  

"We are delighted to welcome Ingham to the ABG national network," said John G. Hopkins, IV, Executive Director of Alliance Benefit Group.  "Ingham's high quality client service platform and experienced retirement plan professionals are a perfect complement to our existing licensees.  We believe that Ingham will be an ideal partner to service the growing Southeast U.S. market," concluded Mr. Hopkins.

"We have always been impressed with ABG's national network of independently-owned firms," said Kenneth Ingham, MSPA, MAAA, AIFA®, President and CEO of Ingham.  "Becoming a licensee affords us the scale and scope of a national firm while maintaining our local presence and close client interaction.  It's an ideal corporate fit for serving our expanding client base," concluded Mr. Ingham.

About Alliance Benefit Group, LLC

Alliance Benefit Group, LLC is a national network of independently owned retirement plan consulting; investment advisory; health and welfare consulting; and benefits administration firms that operate as "Licensees" of Alliance Benefit Group, LLC.   

Collectively, Alliance Benefit Group is one of the largest retirement plan administrators in the country; providing administration services to over 8,000 plans representing more than $25 billion in assets and over 700,000 participants.

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About Ingham Retirement Group

Established in 1972, the Ingham Retirement Group is an independent, full service retirement plan consulting, investment advisory, record keeping and actuarial firm with over $1 billion under administration.  Based in Miami, Florida, Ingham maintains an office in Greensville, South Carolina.  

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