Segal Hire Expands Public Sector Retirement Practice

July 8, 2010 ( - Kim Nicholl has joined Segal as National Public Sector Retirement Practice Leader, working out of the firm’s Chicago office.

Nicholl has more than 25 years of experience as an actuary and consultant, most recently, as Managing Director of Public Sector Retirement Consulting for PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has also been National Director of Governmental Consulting for Buck and a Consulting Actuary for The Wyatt Company (now Towers Watson). According to the announcement, she is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (and serves on its Public Pensions Subcommittee), a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries and an Enrolled Actuary.

Joseph A. LoCicero, President and CEO of The Segal Company said, “Ms. Nicholl’s arrival represents a further commitment and an important expansion of our already well-established and highly-regarded Public Sector Retirement Practice. We are sure that her experience in working with public sector retirement plans will enhance the services we are already providing to our public sector clients throughout the U.S.”

Cathie Eitelberg, National Director of Segal’s Public Sector Market added, “Our public sector practice has grown over the past decade, and Kim’s arrival allows us to provide even more of the high-quality, senior level consulting our public retirement plan clients receive.”

Nicholl is joining the firm’s Public Sector Retirement group that includes senior practitioners across the U.S.: Paul Angelo (San Francisco), Leon F. Joyner, Jr. (Atlanta), Brad Ramirez (Denver), Kathleen Riley (Boston) and Howard Rog (New York).

John Gingell, Senior Vice President and Midwest Regional Manager indicated that “Having Kim as an additional Midwest resource demonstrates Segal’s commitment to the public sector market.”