Leadership Team

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Christopher E. Goebel, CFA

Director, Client Services

Chris is a director in the Client Services Group. He is responsible for client interactions and assisting in the development and implementation of customized investment strategies. He is also a member of NISA’s liability analysis team which works with clients and their actuaries to estimate the liability’s effective interest rate exposure and assists in product development for Retirement Driven Investing solutions for Defined Contribution plans.

Chris joined NISA’s Client Services Group in 2008. Prior to NISA, he assisted institutional fund sponsors with investment policy development, asset allocation strategies, manager selection and performance evaluation with Hewitt Investment Group. He earned BS degrees in Finance and Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign and an MS in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis.

Recent Perspectives


Valuation Shenanigans Haunt Plans in 2023

Funding rules originally intended to provide contribution relief for corporate pension plans are now having the exact opposite impact, leading to tough decisions for many plans. In February 2021, a...

October 2023

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Another Extension of Funding Relief?

A few clients have asked us recently for our thoughts regarding the potential for additional funding relief for single-employer DB plans. While we certainly aren’t Washington insiders, our common reaction...

February 2021