Laurie Wieder, Vice President - Institutional Retirement Plan Specialist
Since 2011, Laurie Wieder has worked with Alliant’s plan sponsor clients to help them design and manage innovative 401(k) plans that meet their organizational goals and employee needs.
She backs her expertise as a retirement plan specialist with more than 30 years of experience as a consultant, business owner and organization executive. The combination uniquely qualifies her as an advocate and partner for our clients.
Laurie has a long-standing passion for strategic business planning and management. Her concerns in the retirement plan area include both helping employees build toward successful retirements, and helping employers mitigate their risk as plan fiduciaries. Special areas of interest include strategic plan design, plan management and compliance. She manages Alliant’s 401(k) compliance program.
Prior to joining Alliant, Laurie served for a decade as the chief executive of one of the largest chambers of commerce in the Washington, D.C. area. She has consulted with multiple other organizations and, early in her career, helped found the planning and marketing department of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Laurie received her bachelor’s degree from The College of William and Mary in Virginia. She is certified as a Professional Plan Consultant ® and holds the IOM designation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organization Management. She is a member of the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA).
Laurie lives with her husband and Edgar, her Labrador Retriever. She enjoys hiking and traveling, and is a voracious reader of biographies, histories and murder mysteries.