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January Member Meeting 2024
January 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 pm
About the Event
Topic: Student Loan repayment/529 savings plans and the Secure 2.0 act going into effect 1/1/24.
This presentation by Dennis Cash, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Ameritas, is focused on employer-assisted benefits for employee education, specifically around student loans and tuition reimbursement. It covers the background of BenefitEd, the services it offers in managing student loan payments, and the benefits of these programs for both employers and employees. The presentation includes details on the student loan landscape, tax benefits, various plan designs, and the impact of these benefits on employee financial stability and employer retention strategies. It also discusses the implementation process for these programs.
About the Speaker
Dennis Cash – Director, Strategic Initiatives.
Started with Ameritas on June 26th, 2017 to oversee the development and management of strategic initiatives within the Group Division. Strategic initiatives are defined as initiatives that deliver alternate revenue and profit streams for Ameritas Group Division. Current focus is primarily on BenefitEd and hearing solutions.
1995 Graduate of the University of Nebraska with double major in Management and Marketing.
Held a variety of positions in the sales, marketing and operations areas, most recently with Lincoln Industries, a metal finishing company for 13 years. Before that, Dennis worked at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for 10 years in various sales and marketing roles in Salt Lake City Utah, Boise Idaho, and Lincoln Nebraska. Served in the Army National Guard for 12 years where he took advantage of one the earliest student loan repayment programs that was available