Laurie Wieder, PPC®
Vice President, Qualified Plans
Laurie heads Alliant’s Qualified Plans Division, working with employers to design and manage innovative 401(k) plans that meet organization goals and employee needs.
Her expertise as a professional retirement plan consultant is backed by 30 years’ experience as a consultant, a business owner and an organization executive. This combination makes her a uniquely qualified advocate and partner for her clients.
Laurie has a longstanding 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. Her special areas of interest include strategic plan design, plan management and compliance.
Prior to joining Alliant in 2011, 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 NAPA – the National Association of Plan Advisors.
She is active on numerous regional boards of directors, including the Prince William County Industrial Development Authority and the Prince William Society for Human Resources Management. She is a graduate as well as a member of the founding Board of Directors of Leadership Prince William.
Laurie lives in Virginia with her husband and Edgar, her Labrador Retriever. She enjoys hiking and traveling and is a voracious reader of biographies, histories and murder mysteries.