El Paso County Retirement chooses new executive director

Tom Pfeifle was named executive director of the $278 million El Paso County Retirement Plan, Colorado Springs, Colo., confirmed Joe Breister, board chairman.

He replaces Howard Miller, who died in June. Mr. Pfeifle is expected to start before the end of the year, Mr. Breister said in a telephone interview.

Executive search firm EFL Associates assisted.

Mr. Pfeifle was a national accounts manager, government markets, at Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance.