June 22, 2012
--- The Newport Group hired Eric Kleindienst as a senior client relationship manager. ---
Kleindienst will serve as the primary client service and relationship
management connection between Newport and a select group of retirement
plan sponsors. He will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of
the firm’s administration, operations, and communications groups.
Kleindienst will also work closely with sponsors to ensure they
satisfy reporting requirements, and meet plan installation and
During his career, Kleindienst has been responsible for
managing relationships for 401(k), profit sharing, stock and
non-qualified plans; consulting with sponsors on the development and
maintenance of 401(k) and pension plans; and collaborating with clients
to support their fiduciary responsibilities. His experience includes
leadership positions with firms such as Fidelity Investments, The
Vanguard Group and Towers Perrin.
Kleindienst earned his bachelor’s degree in administrative
management and international business from the University of Delaware.