Albert "Al" J. Otto

Consultant at Shepherd Kaplan LLC

Albert "Al" J. Otto

Albert "Al" J. Otto

Consultant at Shepherd Kaplan LLC

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Al is a Consultant to Shepherd Kaplan LLC. He also consults nationally to corporations on plan design, investment management, governance and revenue utilization matters. Over a 37-year career, Al has become a widely published author and speaker on issues related to plan fees, target-date strategies, and retirement plan instruments. Al has been recognized by Federal Courts as an expert on 401(k) plan fees, and has served as an expert witness for seven significant federal fiduciary breach lawsuits. Al began advising 401(k) plans in 1984, and earned an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™ (AIFA®) designation in 2006. In 2015 he earned the Certified Behavioral Finance Analyst (CBFA) certificate from the Allianz Global Investors Center for Behavioral Finance. The program focuses on developing an understanding of key behavioral principles and how to translate them into behavioral solutions using the PlanSucess Behavioral Audit Tool. He currently serves on two non-profit boards and earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and was a President’s Fellow at Georgia Tech.

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OneFiduciary Group, LLC

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Albert "Al" J. Otto
Consultant at Shepherd Kaplan LLC
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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 215 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 30,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $450 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.

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