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ACOPA President

John Markley, FSPA, CPC
The Retirement Advantage,  Inc., Lancaster, PA

John founded Markley Actuarial in 1985 and has over 30 years of experience providing services to qualified retirement plans.  He has been active in the Government Affairs Committee (GAC) of ASPPA, a frequent speaker at ASPPA Annual, ACOPA Symposium, and other industry events.  His areas of specialty include serving as a consultant to defined benefit pension plans, including large plans, municipal plans, and plans with employee contributions.  He also serves as a consultant for FAS106 and GASB45 clients in the valuation of post-employment benefits other than pensions. 

His has a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina and an MBA from Penn State University. 

Other Officers

President - Elect
Lauren Okum, MSPA

Executive Vice President
Justin Bonestroo,  MSPA, CPC, QPA, QKA, CPFA

Vice President
Alan Stone, MSPA

Eric Brandon, MSPA

Budget Officer
Clint Blankenship, MSPA

Past President
William Karbon, MSPA, CPC, QPA

Penultimate Past President
Kurt Piper, FSPA


Other Leadership Council Members

Angie Barclay, MSPA (2021)
Raymond Berry, MSPA (2019)
Kim Corona, MSPA (2021)
Sara DeFillipo, MSPA (2019) 
Kevin Donovan, FSPA (2020)
Andrew Forgrave (2021)
Eugene Joseph, MSPA (2019)
Ken Vollmer, MSPA (2021)
Virginia Wentz, MSPA (2020)
(year) = term expires

Non-Voting Members

Martin L. Pippins, MSPA, Executive Director