Stephen Dopp, AIF®, CIMA®
Stephen Dopp is responsible for managing Lord Abbett's national defined contribution efforts. In this role, he oversees the distribution, relationship management and thought leadership of the firm's products within defined contribution plans in the retail, mid- and institutional markets.
Mr. Dopp joined Lord Abbett in 2015. Previously, he was a Senior Consultant at Cafaro Greenleaf, Financial Services Representative at Metlife, and Financial Advisor at Mid Atlantic Resource Group. He has worked in the financial services industry since 2005.
Mr. Dopp has published articles in Pensions & Investments, HR.com, Employee Benefit Adviser, Plansponsor, NAPA, and Planadviser. In addition, he has been interviewed on AssetTV and Bloomberg BNA. In 2014, he was recognized by the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) as one of the "Young Guns," the top 50 plan advisors under 40 who are established and proven leaders in the retirement plan industry.
He earned a BS in business administration and finance from Columbia Southern University. He also is a holder of the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designations.
Practice ManagementInvestment Research: To Build or To Buy?December 21, 2020 by Stephen DoppWhile investment research has always been an important function for retirement plan advisors, the emergence of outsourcing options for investment research has advisors pondering the best solution for their clients.Next Page