Stephen T. McElhaney is a nationally respected retirement consultant with decades of experience advising public pension plans.
His experience includes serving as the lead actuary for several public pension plans, performing actuarial audits, serving as the lead consultant on pension plan design studies including evaluating hybrid arrangements and defined contribution plans, and serving as the retirement actuary for numerous GASB 74 and 75 valuations for public postretirement benefit plans.
Steve’s collegial work style as lead consultant ensures that his team always goes above and beyond to ensure clients get the best recommendations for their problems. He has a deep technical knowledge. He is a member of the Pension Committee of the Actuarial Standards Board, and was previously on the Public Plans Steering Committee of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries and on the Board of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries.
Steve is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, the profession’s highest accreditation, an Enrolled Actuary under ERISA, Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He joined Cheiron in April 2009.