Independent insurance broker Lockton Companies in Atlanta has announced that it is launching retirement plan consulting services for both corporate and not-for-profit organizations.

To lead the effort, Rusty Lamb has joined the company as vice president of retirement services. Mr Lamb is responsible for delivering a holistic approach to large and mid-market clients, focusing on services to help plan sponsors solve the ever-changing landscape of 401(k), 403(b), 457 and defined benefit pension plans.

Immediately prior to joining Lockton, Mr Lamb was the vice president for New York Life Retirement Plan Services. He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a BBA in management.

Doug Hutcherson, president of Lockton’s Atlanta operations, said: Rusty Lamb offers our clients tremendous expertise in retirement services. Clients value the passion he brings to client service, which is the same kind of energy and advocacy that sets Lockton apart.