Imagine a world where employers provide retirement security for their employees through a uniform, standardized defined contribution platform, and in the process, assume absolutely no fiduciary risk. None whatsoever. 

Sound like fantasy? Not to Russell "Rusty" Olson. 

For more than two decades of his career — which has spanned well over the past half-century — Olson was the global director for pension investments for Eastman Kodak. He's been running his own consultancy since leaving Kodak in 2000, advising charities, and working as the Investor In Residence for the University of Rochester Endowment Fund. 

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Nick Thornton

Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.