Goldleaf Brings On Three Execs

Goldleaf Partners, a national retirement and employee benefits administration and consulting firm, has announced three executive appointments.

A news release said the appointments include:

  • Lori Carignan, named Director of Employee Benefits Administration;
  • Naomi Y. Hanson-Galema, named as Vice President, Sales and Marketing;
  • Mike Tschider, named as Director of Consulting.

Carignan joins Goldleaf with over 15 years of expertise in managing health and welfare plan designs and implementation, payroll administration, and human resource experience. Carignan graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Human Resources. Carignan will oversee the Employee Benefits Operations and Customer Services for cafeteria plan administration and COBRA administration.

Hanson-Galema joins Goldleaf with experience in building and managing relationships with over 20 years of demonstrated sales experience. She began her career in the financial services industry as Vice President of Sales managing top-tier clients and has held various advanced sales and marketing positions at several companies in the financial services industry. In her new position, Hanson-Galema will assume primary responsibility for building and managing relationships with financial advisers, brokers, and Goldleaf Partners’ recordkeeping partners.

Finally, Tschider joins Goldleaf with over 10 years of retirement plan and employee benefit expertise. He began his career in the financial services industry as a Trust Officer in the retirement services area for a national bank, and was a corporate ERISA attorney for both a national recordkeeper and a regional TPA firm. Tschider holds degrees in accounting and law from the University of North Dakota.