Michelle Richter has been named the executive director of the Institutional Retirement Income Council, New York, succeeding Robert Melia, who will retire Sept. 30.
Ms. Richter, who starts in the new position on Oct. 1, is principal and founder of Fiduciary Insurance Services LLC, New York, a consulting firm and registered investment adviser. She will continue in that role, according to an IRIC news release Tuesday.
"Michelle brings a unique combination of experience, knowledge and proven track record in the wealth management, insurance and retirement industries and we look forward to her energy and thought leadership," William Charyk, IRIC's board chairman, said in the news release.
IRIC is a non-profit, membership-based organization for advisers "who are dedicated to sharing best practices, informing about legislative and regulatory issues, and facilitating solutions for plan sponsors and their participants," the news release said.