Pensions & Investments' 2001 Best of the Web award winners were selected by six judges representing plan sponsors, web experts and the consulting industry; and three P&I staff members.
This year's defined contribution site judges were:
* Michael Barry, president of the Plan Advisory Services Group, a Chicago-based consulting firm that assists financial services corporations with the regulatory issues facing their plan sponsor clients. Plan Advisory Services publishes newsletters and provides content to websites.
* Richard Quinn, director-performance and rewards at Public Service Enterprise Group, Newark, N.J. Mr. Quinn is responsible for establishing and implementing compensation and benefits strategies at PSEG. He designed and implemented the PSEG website.
* David Freese, manager of web editorial services at Frank Russell Corp, Tacoma, Wash. He is responsible for editorial content on the Frank Russell website.
The defined benefit participant site judges were:
* Alec Wiggin, president of aabalone[red], a Darien, Conn.-based web consulting and marketing communications firm. Aabalone[red] specializes in developing and providing integrated communications for financial services firms.
* Daniel D. Broderick, manager of marketing services at General Motors Asset Management, New York. Mr. Broderick oversees building GMAM's marketing services infrastructure in the business development group. He also supports GMAM's web development efforts.
* Joe LoRusso, president of Fidelity Institutional Retirement Services Co., Marlborough, Mass. Mr. LoRusso oversees Fidelity's corporate defined contribution plan business.
Fred Williams and Michael Kennedy, technology reporters for P&I, and Peter James Retzbach, P&I's online editor, judged defined benefit and defined contribution sites.
Judges affiliated with defined contribution providers judged only defined benefit plan manager sites; those affiliated with defined benefit plan service providers judged only defined contribution plan provider sites.