Richard Germond, MPA
Senior Projects Manager
Richard Germond joined Benefits Functional Fiduciaries, Inc. (or BFF®) to help us improve the current 401(k) retirement plan model. As a project management expert, Richard is helping BFF® build a new approach for 401(k) retirement plans centered around providing plan sponsors with professional fiduciary-level plan administration services to better align the 401(k) plan model with the best interests of the plan participants.
In his current role as Senior Projects Manager for BFF®, Richard brings an expert-level understanding of project management, coupled with relevant real-world business experience, all balanced with a common-sense approach to help BFF® meet the needs of the plan sponsor. At BFF® Richard is focused on inspiring his admin teams to build good team processes and systems with a focus on efficiency and exceptional client service. In doing so Richard helps BFF® execute successful and compliant 401(k) fiduciary-level 3(16) administrative services and ensures that company-sponsored employee benefit plans are being administered prudently, effectively, and efficiently.
Prior to joining BFF®, Richard recently retired after working nearly 32 years for the city of Glendale (CA) as a Principal Electrical Engineer. Richard brings over 38 years of experience in project management to our team. Richard managed over 60 plus Project Managers to complete major capital projects and implementing the overall strategic plans for the city of Glendale. Richard brings significant project management experience with a proven track record of increasing productivity and efficiency in the public and private sectors.
Richard holds a master's degree in Public Administration with a concentration in public management, organizational development and public policy from California State University of Los Angeles and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.