Video from the PROFS forum on the Wisconsin Retirement System is now available on WisconsinEye. The forum featured three panelists — emerita professor Karen Holden; attorney Keith Johnson (Reinhart Boerner Van Duren, s.c.), former legal counsel to the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB); and David Stella, former secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds.

Many thanks to the panelists for sharing their expertise and offering their invaluable insight on the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Emerita Professor Karen Holden, Public Affairs and Consumer Science. Professor Holden’s research focuses on the effects of social security and pension policy on economic status after retirement.
Attorney Keith Johnson, Reinhart Boerner Van Duren, s.c. Mr. Johnson chairs the Institutional Investor Services Group. Before joining Reinhart, Mr. Johnson served for 21 years as legal counsel to the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB), the ninth largest public pension fund in the United States, including over six years as chief legal officer.
David Stella, former secretary, Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds. Mr. Stella retired from ETF in January after 23 years at the agency, serving as secretary from 2007 until retirement.