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Employee Benefits
Benefits for Active Employees
Retirement Plans
Retirement Plan Providers Contact Information
(Updated 12/28/17)


Please note the various types of retirement products that are available to you.

  • Regents Mandatory Retirement Plan (TIAA & VOYA - Formerly ING) - unclassified employees
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) - university support staff employees

Pre-tax dollars can be deducted from salary to increase retirement savings through following plans.

  • 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings Plan - all employees
  • 403(b) Voluntary Tax Sheltered Annuities - all employees

After-tax dollars can be deducted from salary to increase retirement savings through the following plan.

  • Roth 403(b) Plan - all employees

     

    Contact Information for Retirement Plan Representatives

    VOYA (Formerly ING)

    • Sheri Birdsell - Regents Mandatory Retirement Plan and Voluntary Tax Sheltered Annuities.  Sheri is available for individual counseling on retirement products available from Voya (formerly ING).
    • Phone:  913-940-1084
    • Email:  sheri.birdsell@voyafa.com
    • Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Thursday March 5, 2018 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room
    • Thursday, April 26, 2018 - Overman Student Center - Sunset A Room

     

    VALIC

    • Matt Ticknor (VALIC is an approved Voluntary Tax Sheltered Annuity company).   Matt is a financial advisor available for individual counseling on products available from VALIC.
    • Phone:  417-235-4499
    • Email:  matthew.ticknor@valic.com
    • Thursday, January 18, 2018 - HRS Conference Room, 204 Russ Hall
    • Thursday, February 22, 2018 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, March 15, 2018 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, April 19, 2018 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A
    • Thursday, May 17, 2018 - Overman Student Center, Sunset Room A

     

    Deferred Compensation (Tandem 457 Plan)

     

    KPERS

    Stay Tuned for 2018 Dates!

     

    TIAA

    • Regents Mandatory Retirement Plan and Voluntary Tax Sheltered Annuities - Representatives will be on campus each month. Following is a schedule of dates for individual counseling
    • Toll Free Scheduling:  800-732-8353
    • Toll Free Rep Phone: 866-842-8604
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018- Overman Student Center, Sunset B
    Thursday, February 22, 2018- Overman Student Center, Sunset B

     

    Aflac

    Ameriprise Financial

    • Jay Lotterer
    • Phone: 620-308-6104
    • Email: jay.lotterer@ampf.com
      • January 25, 2018- "Confident Retirement Approach", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • March 1, 2018- "Co-Host Seminar with TIAA", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • April 4, 2018- "The Current Tax Landscape", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • May 1, 2018- "College Planning:529s", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • June 14, 2018-"Confident Retirement", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • July 19, 2018- "Why Roth, Why Now?", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • August 28, 2018- "Life Insurance Seminar", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • September 14, 2018- "Workplace Benefits", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • October 10, 2108- "The A,B,C,D's of Medicare", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • November 1, 2018- "Long Term Care/Elder Law", Overman Student Center, Governors Room
      • December 4, 2018- "End of Year Tax Planning", Overman Student Center, Governors Room