Gregory Settle is an executive director and senior principal for the Hyas Group. He has nearly 30 years of experience working in the design, implementation, and operation of the 401(a), 457, 401(k), and health care savings plans of public employers. His work is focused on helping plan sponsors to implement innovative plan design solutions that promote successful participant outcomes. He assists with the construction of optimized investment menus, appropriate and effective participant services platforms, and fee and expense review and control programs. He has also led multiple public employers through comprehensive RFP/provider search processes and investment manager searches. Prior to joining the Hyas Group, Mr. Settle was an investment consultant and vice president with Aon Investment Consulting (AIC) in Seattle, where he consulted to retirement plans and led the AIC Stable Value Investment Research Team. His career has also included serving in management positions with several defined contribution plan recordkeepers and investment managers.
Mr. Settle is a long term member of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) and has served on the NAGDCA Investment Policy Board and Survey Committee and Conference Committee. He has spoken about retirement plan oversight at the annual NAGDCA National Conference and to State and Regional gatherings of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the International City-County Management Association. He graduated from Portland State University School of Business with a BS (honors) in Finance/Law, and has passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level I Exam. He has also passed the FINRA Series 7, 63, 65 and 28 (Principal) Exams, and is a frequent speaker at the conferences of governmental finance and human resource professionals.