Annette Guarisco Fildes has just taken over as president and CEO of The ERISA Industry Committee, which represents the employee-benefit interests of America's largest employers.

Highly familiar with the policy concerns of the private sector, came to the job after working in government affairs at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, General Motors, Honeywell International and was counsel to U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Bob Dole and Trent Lott.

Here, Fildes addresses some of the key sector issues for's Advisor Corner including pension smoothing, the impact of mandates and excessive regulation and more.

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