G. Neff McGhie III is the Chief Actuary for First Allied Retirement Services. He is an Enrolled Actuary, a Member of the College of Practicing Actuaries (COPA) and a Member of the Society of Pension Actuaries (MSPA). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of COPA, and is a frequent speaker at pension professional conferences. In addition, he is the editor of the Defined Benefit Pension Answer Book published by Aspen Publishers. He has his Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from California State University, Fresno.