Meet the Team

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Gerald

Gerald F. Foran, Jr.
CPC, QPA
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Gerald Foran is the Founder of GF Pension Corp. in Bethlehem, PA. He began his career as a pension consultant in 1970, and his 47 years of experience provides a depth of insight that is not readily available to most retirement planning professionals. He served on the IRS Enforcement Committee for the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) for 10 years.  Gerry is the 2017-2018 President of the Bethlehem Rotary Club.  In his spare time, he enjoys Fly Fishing and spending time with his family.  He holds the following designations for which candidates must adhere to a professional code of ethics and meet annual continuing education requirements to maintain their expertise and certification:

Certified Pension Consultant (CPC)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who have demonstrated competence in various aspects of pension and related employee benefits consulting by meeting rigorous examinations and experience criteria. The CPC designation requires successful completion of five examinations.

Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who have the knowledge to perform the technical and administrative functions of qualified plan administration. The QPA designation requires successful completion of five examinations and evidence of practical pension experience.

 

Craig Davis
CPC, ERPA, QKA, QPA
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Craig joined our firm in January 2000 as a Pension Administrator. Craig directs the company's Pension Administration Department.  His responsibilities include consulting, plan design, administration and coordinating the takeover of new plans.  Craig applies his mathematical background to develop creative strategies designed to enhance retirement benefits for owners and key employees.  Craig received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Kutztown University with a concentration in Actuarial Science. Craig is a member of ASPPA and holds the following designations: 

Certified Pension Consultant (CPC)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who have demonstrated competence in various aspects of pension and related employee benefits consulting by meeting rigorous examinations and experience criteria. The CPC designation requires successful completion of 13 examinations.

Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who work primarily with 401(k) plans. The QKA designation requires successful completion of five examinations and a minimum of two years' experience in practical retirement planning experience.

Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who have the knowledge to perform the technical and administrative functions of qualified plan administration. The QPA designation requires successful completion of five examinations and evidence of practical pension experience.

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent (ERPA)  A professional that can represent employers before the IRS on retirement plan matters under Title 26 of ERISA.

 

Cynthia Miller
QPA, QKA
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Cynthia joined GF Pension in December of 2013 as a Pension Consultant. She is responsible for providing consulting and administrative services to our Clients' retirement plans.  Prior to her employment at GF Pension Corp., Cynthia worked as a Pension Consultant for other TPA firms in the greater Philadelphia area for over 15 years.  Cynthia received a Master of Business degree from LaSalle University and is a member of ASPPA holding the following designations:

Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who have the knowledge to perform the technical and administrative functions of qualified plan administration. The QPA designation requires successful completion of five examinations and evidence of practical pension experience.

Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who work primarily with 401(k) plans. The QKA designation requires successful completion of five examinations and a minimum of two years' experience in practical retirement planning experience.

   

Dee Dee ForanDee Dee Foran
APR
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Dee Dee joined our firm in June 1997 as sales and marketing support. She is a member of the National Institute of  Pension Administrators (NIPA).  Dee Dee is responsible for office management, bookkeeping, human resources and sales support. Her industry knowledge has led the technology migration of the firm to daily valuation and electronic data handling.  Prior to her employment at GF Pension Corp., Dee Dee was a Pension Software Sales Representative for the mid-atlantic region.  She also worked for SunGard Trust Systems for 8 years in software sales, training, and customer support.

Accredited Pension Representative (APR)

Awarded by the National Institute of Pension Administrators.

 

Barbara A. Mansfield
CEBS, QPA, QKA
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Barb joined our firm in December 2005 as a Pension Administrator.  As a Pension Administrator she is responsible for providing consulting and administrative services to our clients' retirement plans.  Prior to her employment at GF Pension Corp., Barb has worked as a Pension Consultant and Administrator at other TPA firms in the greater Philadelphia and Northeast Pennsylvania areas for over 20 years.  She holds the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation from the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS).  Barb is a summa cum laude graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education.  Barb is a member of ASPPA and holds the following designations:

Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who have the knowledge to perform the technical and administrative functions of qualified plan administration.  The QPA designation requires successful completion of five examinations and evidence of practical pension experience.

Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA)

Awarded by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries to professionals who work primarily with 401(k) plans.  The QKA designation requires successful completion of five examinations and a minimum of two years' experience in practical retirement planning experience.

Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS)

Awarded by the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists to professionals who have successfully completed ten examinations in topics covering retirement plans, health & welfare plans, accounting, finance, macroeconomics, benefit law, and other human resources areas.

 

Julie Steigerwalt
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Julie began her career with GF Pension in 1997 as a Flex Administrator. Her focus is to provide support to the staff with emphasis on client services.  Julie is also responsible for Plan Document preparation, generation, and the resolution of document issues on client plans.