A news release said Westerheide was previously vice president and consultant. Westerheide’s predecessor, Irwin Tepper, recently retired from active consulting, but remains available as an adviser to the firm.
Westerheide has nearly 20 years of experience in pension consulting. He specializes in asset-liability strategies for defined benefit pension plans and is expert in capital markets theory and the application of capital markets modeling, the company said. As a practitioner in ALM, he works with clients in implementing such risk management techniques as synthetic duration and dynamic asset allocation.
Westerheide graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in Actuarial Mathematics.