Retirement Plan Advisors (RPA) has appointed Robert Mangano to the newly created position Director – Client Relations. Rob is responsible for client engagement and improving plan participants’ retirement outcomes through consultative plan design. He will be leading RPA’s plan sponsor clients through comprehensive plan reviews.
“Rob’s deep experience in the defined contribution marketplace and strong commitment to improving retirement outcomes for working Americans is a perfect fit for RPA. We are honored to have him join our team, leading our client engagement efforts,” said RPA President Joshua Schwartz.
Rob began his career in 2001 at a bank investment program, working with individual investors for two years as a licensed financial associate.
In 2003, he joined one of the largest insurance companies in their retirement plans division and began serving the public sector. Rob’s role was to engage participants at their place of employment as an investment advisor representative, offering group retirement plans to the governmental and nonprofit marketplace.
In 2011, Rob became a Relationship Manager for Empower Retirement (formerly Great-West Retirement Services). In this role he consulted in the 401(k) defined contribution space, conducting plan reviews, delivering fund performance reviews, and leading group education meetings. In 2014, he was promoted to Senior Relationship Manager, serving as the owner of the relationship between Empower Retirement, the advisor, and the plan sponsor. Rob also trained financial advisors on products and participated in finals presentations to win new business.
Rob is a graduate of Rowan University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 registrations as well as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. He is licensed to sell life and health insurance, including variable contracts, in New Jersey.