Brian Giles Joins Ascensus’ Retirement Product & Solutions Group as Director of Sales
Experienced Sales Leader Will Expand Sale Partnerships with Financial Institutions
Ascensus—whose technology and expertise help millions of people save for retirement, education, and healthcare—announced the appointment of Brian Giles as Director of Sales of the firm’s Retirement Products & Solutions Group (RPS) effective March 14, 2022. Giles will succeed Maureen Revak, who will retire in summer of 2022.
Giles will work with banks, credit unions, and brokerage firms to deliver leading solutions in support of IRA and health savings account enrollment and reporting. In addition, Giles will focus on enhancing RPS’ document services, compliance, and consulting capabilities in support of qualified retirement plans for partners and plan sponsors. He will report directly to Steve Christenson, executive vice president of RPS at Ascensus.
Giles brings nearly 30 years of financial services experience in sales and business development that have established him as a go-to resource for bank, credit unions, brokerage companies, and trust services. Prior to joining Ascensus, he served as Head of Business Management and Sales Administration at HSBC, Marketing Director at J.P. Morgan Chase, and Regional Manager and District Manager at Washington Mutual Bank. Giles earned his Master of Science degree in Political Science at California State University.
Giles will succeed Maureen Revak, who will retire from this role in summer of 2022. She will continue with Ascensus in a consultative role.
“Maureen has set a high bar for achieving team and client success,” said Christenson. “After 3 decades of providing quality client support and mentorship to the sales team, she has positioned us well for continued success. We are grateful for her service, and as she enters this exciting new phase of life, we’re pleased we will be able to continue to draw upon her expertise in a consultative capacity.”
“We are excited to welcome Brian to our sales team and are confident that he will help strengthen our financial organization relationships across the country and that his deep experience will make the team even more effective,” Christenson said.
Ascensus helps millions of people save for what matters—retirement, education, and healthcare. Through co-branded, private-labeled, and other governmental partnerships, our technology, market insights, and business knowledge enhance the growth and success of our partners, their clients, and savers. Ascensus is the largest independent recordkeeping services provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator in the United States. For more information, visit ascensus.com.