The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) and its four sister organizations — ACOPA, NAPA, NTSA and PSCA — comprise the American Retirement Association, the premier national organization for retirement plan professionals in the industry. Based in the Washington, D.C. area, ASPPA is a non-profit professional organization with two major goals: to educate retirement plan professionals, and to create a framework of public policy that gives every working American the ability to have a comfortable retirement.
In pursuit of these goals, ASPPA offers its more than 7,000 members extensive educational opportunities, paired with a strong advocacy operation that puts us at the center of any legislative debates that could affect what you do for a living. Our educational opportunities include robust credentialing, certificate and continuing education programs, along with the best lineup of conferences and networking opportunities in the industry.
While ASPPA began in 1966 as an actuarial organization, we have changed to reflect the shifts in the retirement plan industry. As a result, ASPPA now represents business owners, actuaries, TPAs, record keepers, consultants and more. While ASPPA members come from all corners of the country, they are all united by their belief in and commitment to the private pension system.