Consulting – About Sal Tripodi
Sal L. Tripodi is the founder of TRI Pension Services, a nationally-based consulting practice in the employee benefits area, and has practiced in the employee benefit field since 1979.
TRI Pension Services provides technical training in ERISA-related areas, presenting seminars around the country, and publishes a 9-volume reference guide, The ERISA Outline Book, and a quarterly newsletter service, eRISA Update. The ERISA Outline Book is used by pension practitioners on a nationwide basis.
In addition to his duties at TRI Pension Services, Mr. Tripodi has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver Graduate Tax Program. Mr. Tripodi is a frequent speaker at numerous employee benefits conferences and is available for specialized employee benefits programs. He served as President of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) for the 2007-2008 year. Mr. Tripodi is the 2001 recipient of ASPPA's Educator's Award, and in 2013 was awarded ASPPA’s Eidson Founders Award.
Mr. Tripodi is a former Tax Law Specialist with the IRS National Office (1979-1983). He received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (1976), a J.D. at Catholic University of America (1979) and an LL.M. at Georgetown University (1983). He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, and a Phi Beta Kappa.