Vice President, Content, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
Julie Stich serves as Associate Vice President, Content for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. As an employee benefits expert, Ms. Stich leads the International Foundation’s educational programming and serves as a content director for all Foundation research reports including: Employer-Sponsored Health Care: ACA's Impact, Financial Education for Today’s Workforce, and Mental Health and Substance Abuse Benefits.
Ms. Stich closely follows emerging employee benefits compliances issues and trends, ensuring that the International Foundation’s 33,000 members, who represent more than 25 million lives, are informed. As a subject matter expert, Ms. Stich oversees the educational content of the Foundation’s more than 100 face-to-face educational events. She regularly speaks on benefits, compensation and financial literacy topics and has been quoted by numerous media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, MSN and ABC News.
Ms. Stich is involved with the Society of Actuaries’ Committee on Post Retirement Needs and Risks, and is a member of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists and the Pension Research Council. She has been actively involved with the Special Libraries Association (SLA) at the state and international levels, serving as state president and chair of an international-level committee. She was a member of the Business Library Panel for the Institute for Museum and Library Science (IMLS) Study on the Future of the Library Workforce.
Ms. Stich received her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and History from UW-Milwaukee. She earned her Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) professional designation in 1996.