ROSEVILLE, CA, OCTOBER 4, 2016: GALLINA LLP’s Sacramento region manager, Elisa Stodghill, has been awarded the Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) designation from the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries. Stodghill welcomes this second distinct area of designation having already earned her Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) from the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.
This marks continued professional growth for the Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) Audit team at GALLINA. Stodghill expresses, “our drive is to be the best consultants and trusted advisors to our clients, which is why we immerse ourselves in the industry to go far beyond the performance of audits of retirement plans.”
GALLINA’s EBP Practice Leader and Partner, Crystal Ekanayake, shares “Elisa’s one of many highly-trained specialists in our team. She leads by example demonstrating our intense focus to maintain thought leadership while staying current on plan issues and regulations impacting our clients every day.” She continues, “This is what makes GALLINA, and our ERISA practice group, very unique from others. We go beyond just the accounting and technical knowledge. We have passion for what we do.”