Retirement Industry People Moves

The Standard hires new retirement plan consultant; NFP expands benefits capabilities with acquisition.

The Standard Hires New Retirement Plan Consultant

The Standard has announced the hiring of Andrew Carrillo as a retirement plan consultant. He will work with advisers and third-party administrators in Los Angeles.

Carrillo previously worked as a retirement services district manager and small business consultant for a national financial services provider. In the role, he worked on payroll and retirement solutions in California.

Never miss a story — sign up for PLANSPONSOR newsletters to keep up on the latest retirement plan benefits news.

Carrillo earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University, Chico, and holds FINRA Series 6, Series 63 and SIE licenses. He also holds insurance agent, accident, health, life, variable life and variable annuities certifications.

NFP Expands Benefits Capabilities With Acquisition

NFP, an insurance broker and consultant providing specialized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement and individual solutions, has announced the acquisition of Achilles & Associates. This acquisition seeks to strengthens NFP’s capabilities and product offerings in its central region, while expanding its presence in Austin, Texas.

Achilles principals Jerry Achilles and David Achilles will join NFP as vice presidents and report to Kevin Brown, managing director, corporate services.

Founded more than 30 years ago, Achilles is a family-owned P&C broker that provides customized commercial P&C, personal lines P&C and benefits insurance solutions to individuals, small businesses and middle market clients.