Have you had enough discussions about the SECURE Act? Are you ready to talk about something else? We thought so. Please join the Capital Chapter ISCEBS for a round table discussion with Chantel Sheaks, Executive Director of Retirement Policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Sheaks will discuss retirement plan legislation, regulations and litigation to keep an eye on in 2020. Areas of focus will include Congress’s appetite to take on retirement legislation and DOL’s ability to focus on issues other than SECURE. Topics include:
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Executive Director, Retirement Policy
United States Chamber of Commerce
Chantel Sheaks is executive director of retirement policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Sheaks develops, promotes and publicizes the Chamber’s policy on retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation and Social Security. In addition, she regularly meets with members of Congress, the administration, and regulatory agencies to advocate the Chamber’s retirement policy.
Sheaks has over 20 years of experience in employee benefits law, in both policy and practice. Her experience includes working as a director in the Global Human Resources group of PricewaterhouseCoopers and serving as the fund director and counsel for the National IAM Benefit Trust Fund. Before that, Sheaks established the government relations unit of Buck Consultants, working on employee benefit legislative and regulatory matters on behalf of Buck and its clients. She also was a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery in the firm’s Employee Benefits Department.
She has a B.A. in Spanish and Russian studies from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law. She is admitted to the bars in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Georgia.
Sheaks is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University School of Law in the Tax LL.M. program.