Melanie Walker

Melanie Walker

Melanie Walker

Senior Vice President, National Compliance Practice

Ms. Walker is a Senior Vice President in Segal's National Compliance Practice, based in the firm's Denver office. She has provided ongoing and special project compliance services for employee benefit plans for 20 years. Her primary area of expertise is with public sector retirement plans, and she serves as a national resource for Segal in this area. Ms. Walker’s specialized expertise includes:

  • Performing comprehensive compliance reviews for public sector defined benefit and defined contribution plans
  • Analyzing, drafting and reviewing governing plan documents such as state/local statutes, administrative rules and policy manuals
  • Researching and analyzing statutory, regulatory and agency guidance on tax rules and employee benefit laws
  • Providing advice and training on fiduciary rules and plan governance structure
  • Consulting with public entities on retiree health plan design and funding options
  • Assisting public plans with administrative and operational issues relating to plan design and plan reform

Prior to joining Segal, Ms. Walker worked in employment law at a firm in Denver.

Ms. Walker received a BA in Political Science and International Affairs with an area of concentration in the former Soviet Union at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law. She is a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado.

Ms. Walker is an active member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA), where she serves on the Tax & Benefits Committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) where she currently serves on the legislative committee.

Ms. Walker frequently authors publications for distribution to Segal’s public sector clients and has written articles for the NAPPA and NAGDCA newsletters. She is also a frequent speaker on public sector benefits issues, including teaching a course on the fundamentals of employee benefit plans for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and providing regulatory updates at NAGDCA conferences.

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Melanie Walker

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Melanie Walker

Melanie Walker

Senior Vice President, National Compliance Practice

Ms. Walker is a Senior Vice President in Segal's National Compliance Practice, based in the firm's Denver office. She has provided ongoing and special project compliance services for employee benefit plans for 20 years. Her primary area of expertise is with public sector retirement plans, and she serves as a national resource for Segal in this area. Ms. Walker’s specialized expertise includes:

  • Performing comprehensive compliance reviews for public sector defined benefit and defined contribution plans
  • Analyzing, drafting and reviewing governing plan documents such as state/local statutes, administrative rules and policy manuals
  • Researching and analyzing statutory, regulatory and agency guidance on tax rules and employee benefit laws
  • Providing advice and training on fiduciary rules and plan governance structure
  • Consulting with public entities on retiree health plan design and funding options
  • Assisting public plans with administrative and operational issues relating to plan design and plan reform

Prior to joining Segal, Ms. Walker worked in employment law at a firm in Denver.

Ms. Walker received a BA in Political Science and International Affairs with an area of concentration in the former Soviet Union at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law. She is a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado.

Ms. Walker is an active member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA), where she serves on the Tax & Benefits Committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) where she currently serves on the legislative committee.

Ms. Walker frequently authors publications for distribution to Segal’s public sector clients and has written articles for the NAPPA and NAGDCA newsletters. She is also a frequent speaker on public sector benefits issues, including teaching a course on the fundamentals of employee benefit plans for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and providing regulatory updates at NAGDCA conferences.

Contact Melanie

The information you provide will not be shared with anyone outside Segal.

Leadership

Melanie Walker

Senior Vice President, National Compliance Practice

Melanie Walker

Contact Melanie

The information you provide will not be shared with anyone outside Segal.

Ms. Walker is a Senior Vice President in Segal's National Compliance Practice, based in the firm's Denver office. She has provided ongoing and special project compliance services for employee benefit plans for 20 years. Her primary area of expertise is with public sector retirement plans, and she serves as a national resource for Segal in this area. Ms. Walker’s specialized expertise includes:

  • Performing comprehensive compliance reviews for public sector defined benefit and defined contribution plans
  • Analyzing, drafting and reviewing governing plan documents such as state/local statutes, administrative rules and policy manuals
  • Researching and analyzing statutory, regulatory and agency guidance on tax rules and employee benefit laws
  • Providing advice and training on fiduciary rules and plan governance structure
  • Consulting with public entities on retiree health plan design and funding options
  • Assisting public plans with administrative and operational issues relating to plan design and plan reform

Prior to joining Segal, Ms. Walker worked in employment law at a firm in Denver.

Ms. Walker received a BA in Political Science and International Affairs with an area of concentration in the former Soviet Union at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law. She is a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado.

Ms. Walker is an active member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA), where she serves on the Tax & Benefits Committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) where she currently serves on the legislative committee.

Ms. Walker frequently authors publications for distribution to Segal’s public sector clients and has written articles for the NAPPA and NAGDCA newsletters. She is also a frequent speaker on public sector benefits issues, including teaching a course on the fundamentals of employee benefit plans for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and providing regulatory updates at NAGDCA conferences.

Leadership

Melanie Walker

Senior Vice President, National Compliance Practice

Melanie Walker

Contact Melanie

The information you provide will not be shared with anyone outside Segal.

Ms. Walker is a Senior Vice President in Segal's National Compliance Practice, based in the firm's Denver office. She has provided ongoing and special project compliance services for employee benefit plans for 20 years. Her primary area of expertise is with public sector retirement plans, and she serves as a national resource for Segal in this area. Ms. Walker’s specialized expertise includes:

  • Performing comprehensive compliance reviews for public sector defined benefit and defined contribution plans
  • Analyzing, drafting and reviewing governing plan documents such as state/local statutes, administrative rules and policy manuals
  • Researching and analyzing statutory, regulatory and agency guidance on tax rules and employee benefit laws
  • Providing advice and training on fiduciary rules and plan governance structure
  • Consulting with public entities on retiree health plan design and funding options
  • Assisting public plans with administrative and operational issues relating to plan design and plan reform

Prior to joining Segal, Ms. Walker worked in employment law at a firm in Denver.

Ms. Walker received a BA in Political Science and International Affairs with an area of concentration in the former Soviet Union at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law. She is a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado.

Ms. Walker is an active member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA), where she serves on the Tax & Benefits Committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) where she currently serves on the legislative committee.

Ms. Walker frequently authors publications for distribution to Segal’s public sector clients and has written articles for the NAPPA and NAGDCA newsletters. She is also a frequent speaker on public sector benefits issues, including teaching a course on the fundamentals of employee benefit plans for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and providing regulatory updates at NAGDCA conferences.

Leadership

Melanie Walker

Melanie Walker

Senior Vice President, National Compliance Practice

Contact Melanie

The information you provide will not be shared with anyone outside Segal.

Ms. Walker is a Senior Vice President in Segal's National Compliance Practice, based in the firm's Denver office. She has provided ongoing and special project compliance services for employee benefit plans for 20 years. Her primary area of expertise is with public sector retirement plans, and she serves as a national resource for Segal in this area. Ms. Walker’s specialized expertise includes:

  • Performing comprehensive compliance reviews for public sector defined benefit and defined contribution plans
  • Analyzing, drafting and reviewing governing plan documents such as state/local statutes, administrative rules and policy manuals
  • Researching and analyzing statutory, regulatory and agency guidance on tax rules and employee benefit laws
  • Providing advice and training on fiduciary rules and plan governance structure
  • Consulting with public entities on retiree health plan design and funding options
  • Assisting public plans with administrative and operational issues relating to plan design and plan reform

Prior to joining Segal, Ms. Walker worked in employment law at a firm in Denver.

Ms. Walker received a BA in Political Science and International Affairs with an area of concentration in the former Soviet Union at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a JD from the University of Colorado School of Law. She is a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado.

Ms. Walker is an active member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA), where she serves on the Tax & Benefits Committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) where she currently serves on the legislative committee.

Ms. Walker frequently authors publications for distribution to Segal’s public sector clients and has written articles for the NAPPA and NAGDCA newsletters. She is also a frequent speaker on public sector benefits issues, including teaching a course on the fundamentals of employee benefit plans for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and providing regulatory updates at NAGDCA conferences.