Malone joins the Chicago-based investment and retirement plan consulting firm from Blue Prairie Group, a Chicago-based consulting firm. At Blue Prairie Group, Malone was the Institutional Retirement & Investment Practice Leader. Malone also worked at The Principal Financial Group where she led their in-house ERISA Consulting practice, which supported the consulting needs of Principal’s 20,000+ retirement plan sponsors.
Malone has earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation from the Center of Fiduciary Studies, Wharton School of Business and the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Professional (PRP) designation.
“As National Practice Leader, Tess will be responsible for bringing market leading solutions to our clients that help them mitigate risk and improve the effectiveness of their retirement plans,” said Donald Stone, president of Plan Sponsor Advisors.
With offices in Boston, Chicago, Des Moines, and Charlotte, Plan Sponsor Advisors has advised plans with over $55 billion of retirement assets since 2002. Founded by Jennifer Flodin and Stone, its clients include public and privately held companies of all sizes ranging from family held companies to global corporations, major universities, healthcare systems and hospitals.