Keith R. Hamann, QKA, AIF

Vice President, Client Relations

Keith's 17-year professional career in financial services and the retirement plan market began as an Administrator for Lincoln Financial Group, where he was a dedicated professional with extensive knowledge in the management of ERISA compliance/recordkeeping services for employee stock ownership (ESOPs), 401(k) retirement plans, and other defined contribution plans.

After leaving Lincoln Financial Group, Keith assumed a leadership role with Crowe Horwath, LLC, a top 10 public accounting firm. As a Senior Manager in their benefits group, he supervised staff in all activities related to the administration of over 80 401(k) plans and ESOPs.

Since joining the Plexus Financial Services team, he assists employers with their fiduciary obligations and helps plan participants pursue their retirement goals.

Keith holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA)1, as recognized by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA)2 and a member of the National ESOP Association3. He holds Series 64, Series 635 and Series 656 securities industry licenses. He has earned the AIF® Designation7 from the Center for Fiduciary Studies. He also holds life, health, and variable contracts insurance licenses. 

The designations/registrations referenced above require various study, testing, and continuing education requirements.  Please visit the following for additional details related to each designation/registration:

1 ASPAA QKA Designation:

4 Series 6  Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative:

5 Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agency State Law:

6 Series 65 – Uniform Investment Advisor Law:

7 FI360 AIF Designation:

For additional information regarding the memberships referenced above please visit the following websites for additional details:

2 American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPAA):

3 National ESOP Association: