Comings & Goings

Morey Raiskin has joined the Burr and Forman LLP firm as a partner at the Orlando office. Raiskin brings nearly 30 years of experience in labor and employment law. He has extensive experience litigating employment claims before administrative agencies and in state and federal courts across the country, including the United States Supreme Court. Great-West Retirement Services has appoints Cheney Hunt as regional sales director for San Diego, Calif. Hunt is responsible for developing 401(k) plan business through brokers, financial advisers, consultants, wire houses and third-party administrators. He is based in San Diego and reports to Ken Munro, Western regional vice president. Before joining Great-West, Hunt spent nine years with John Hancock in a variety of sales and sales management positions and earlier he held both national and regional sales positions with Scudder Investments and Kemper Financial Services.   Swerdlin & Company announces Lee Swerdlin’s promotion to president and chief operating officer. Dorn Swerdlin will continue his active role as CEO of the company as his son, Lee, assumes this new position. Lee Swerdlin joined Swerdlin & Company in 1998 as an entry-level benefits assistant, working closest with the 401(k) and ESOP administration teams. IMPACT Group announces that Sherry Blakelock has joined the IMPACT Group team as National Business Development Executive. Blakelock brings more than 20 years of diverse business experience to IMPACT Group. Prior to joining IMPACT Group, Blakelock was vice president of client services for Right Management- a Manpower Group Company. She will be based in Houston, supporting the Southwest Region. … Mercer and Marsh announce that they have established a new brand for international markets outside the United States, Mercer Marsh Benefits. This new brand, featuring benefits brokerage and consulting capabilities, has been established to address employee benefit cost growth around the world and to reflect the global collaborative expertise and resources that Mercer and Marsh can bring together to solve this client issue.

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