Jerry Kalish is President of National Benefit Services, Inc., a Chicago-based employee benefit consulting and administration firm. His experience includes qualified plans, nonqualified plans, and welfare benefit plans for publicly held companies, privately held companies, nonprofits and municipalities. Jerry provides continuing education for the financial service industry, CPAs, and attorneys. He is a member of the Great Lakes TE-GE Council, one of five regional councils formed to maintain lines of communication among ERISA practitioners and the IRS TEGE Division and the Department of Labor. Jerry has been publishing The Retirement Plan Blog, www.retirementplanblog.com, since 2004.