Segal Names New Public Sector Market Director

New York (4/6/17) — 

David Blumenstein, President and CEO of The Segal Group, has named Andrew D. Sherman the firm’s National Public Sector Market Director, effective May 1, 2017. On that date, Mr. Sherman will succeed Cathie G. Eitelberg, who is retiring at the end of May after more than two decades with Segal.

Mr. Sherman, a senior vice president, has been with Segal for more than 30 years. He currently manages the firm’s public sector consulting for its Boston and Hartford offices. He has also been the firm’s multiemployer health practice leader and he served on the Board of Directors of the Segal Group for the past 10 years. Mr. Sherman is the lead consultant to a number of large public sector employee benefit plans, including city and state health plans. He holds a BA in Economics from Brandeis University (Waltham, MA) and a Masters of Public Policy with a concentration in Health Care Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

“Andrew has a deep understanding of public sector issues,” said Mr. Blumenstein. “He is dedicated to our clients and assuring benefit security for their plan participants. I am confident that Segal Consulting’s public sector practice will continue to thrive under his leadership.”

“I am excited to take on this role and grateful for the confidence bestowed by David and Cathie,” commented Mr. Sherman. “Our team is filled with highly experienced and accomplished actuaries and benefits professionals, and together working with the public sector, we focus on benefit architectures that result in strong workforce environments.”

Ms. Eitelberg’s time with Segal caps a distinguished career that spans 40 years. She joined Segal from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), where she was the chief tax lobbyist and the founder and director of the GFOA’s Pension and Benefits Center.

“Under Cathie’s leadership, Segal helped improve the lives of public sector workers throughout the country, working with leaders in cities, states and on the federal level to find the best benefits solutions possible. She deserves our collective thanks for her contributions in the field,” said Mr. Blumenstein. “I am alsograteful to Cathie for her friendship and collaboration over many years.”

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Segal Consulting (, a member of The Segal Group, is a leading independent firm of benefit, compensation and human resources consultants. Clients include boards of trustees administering pension and health and welfare plans under the Taft-Hartley Act,state and local governments, corporations, non-profit organizations and professional service firms.

The Segal Group ( is a privately owned benefits, compensation and investment-consulting firm with more than 1,000 employees throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members of The Segal Group include: Segal Consulting, Sibson Consulting, Segal Select Insurance Services, Inc. and Segal Marco Advisors.

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