|Ben Maas is a Senior Training Consultant with the ERISA department at Ascensus. Mr. Maas conducts IRA training programs nationwide. His expertise includes Traditional and Roth IRAs, Coverdell education savings accounts, health savings accounts and SEP and SIMPLE IRA plans. He also leads the development, design, implementation, assessment and maintenance of the IRA University curriculum.
Mr. Maas joined Ascensus in 2005 as a member of the IRA Call Center before becoming a training consultant. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He has earned the Certified IRA Specialist (CIS) designation through Ascensus, the Certified IRA Professional (CIP) through the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU), and the Certified IRA Services Professional (CISP) designation through the Insitute of Certified Bankers. He is a member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD).
Ascensus is the largest independent retirement and college savings services provider in the United States, helping over 7 million Americans save for the future. With more than 35 years of experience the firm partners with financial insitutions to offer tailored solutions that meet the needs of financial professionals, employers and individuals. Ascensus specializes in recordkeeping, administrative, and program management services, supporting over 40,000 retirement plans and 3.5 million 529 college savings accounts. It also administers more than 1.5 million IRAs and health savings accounts and is home to one of the largest ERISA consulting teams in the country.