Michael D. Cairns, CEBS


Mike’s investment and benefits consulting career in the Taft-Hartley market dates back to 1988. Mike joined NEPC in January 2007.

Prior to joining NEPC, Mike was a Senior Investment Consultant at The Marco Consulting Group.  Prior to The Marco Consulting Group, he was an Actuarial/Benefits Consultant on both pension and welfare plans for the Taft-Hartley unit of Milliman & Robertson, Inc., an international actuarial firm in San Francisco, CA.  Mike spent over five years as the Regional Manager for Zenith Administrators, Inc., a national third-party administrator of Taft-Hartley benefit plans.  Prior to his involvement in the multi-employer arena, Mike worked in the public accounting field.  He is a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), is a member of the ISCEBS and has been a speaker at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) Annual Conference and the IFEBP Investments Institute. 

Mike received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois.

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