Ms. Nicholl is a Senior Vice President and Consulting Actuary in Segal’s Chicago office and is also the firm’s National Public Sector Retirement Practice Leader. She has extensive experience supporting the design and financing of retirement and other employee benefit programs for the public sector. Ms. Nicholl has consulted on the design and interpretation of plan provisions for defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, and on their relationship to ERISA, IRS regulations and new legislation. Her experience includes all aspects of employee benefit programs.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Nicholl served as National Leader of Public Sector Retirement Consulting at another consulting firm. She graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University with a BS degree in Mathematics. She is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries and an Enrolled Actuary under ERISA.
Ms. Nicholl speaks and presents frequently at professional organizations, including the National Council on Teacher Retirement, the National Association of State Retirement Administrators the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems, the International Foundation of Employee Benefits and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries. Additionally, she has provided educational sessions for the Boards and Staff of public pension retirement systems. Ms. Nicholl has testified before state legislative bodies in Illinois, Wisconsin, Maryland, Ohio and Texas. She currently serves on the American Academy of Actuaries Public Pensions Subcommittee.