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Consulting and Actuarial Firm

MCG Consulting Group (“MCG”) is a unique actuarial company offering large firm expertise with small firm personal service.  With over 70 years of combined experience, we specialize in medium and large defined benefit plans for both private and public employers.  Our tailored service model allows us to partner with you at whatever level best fits your time, resources, and budget.

Our Team

Traci M. Christian, EA, MAAA, FCA, MSPA  is the President of MCG Consulting Group – our Large Plan Department and sits on the management committee.  Traci oversees the actuarial valuations for each of the large defined benefit plans.  She is an Enrolled Actuary and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.  Traci also serves as a court-appointed Special Fiduciary for a public pension plan and as an expert witness in both the public and private sector.  Traci has over 25 years of defined benefit actuarial experience.

Phone: 816-792-3838 ext. 228

John J. Naylor, ASA, MAAA  is an actuary with MCG Consulting Group.. He performs and reviews actuarial valuations and provides consulting support related to defined benefit plans. John has over 26 years of defined benefit plan experience, including 14 years as the in-house actuary and defined benefit plan specialist for a Fortune 100 company.

Phone: 816-792-3838 ext. 245

Mindy Mauer is a Pension Administrator with MCG Consulting Group. Mindy leads the Administrative practice for MCG.  She prepares benefit calculations, performs data analysis, and is the primary contact for plan sponsor administrative issues. Mindy has eight years experience working with qualified plans.

Phone: 816-792-3838 ext. 247

Troy Miller is a Pension Administrator with MCG Consulting Group. Troy prepares benefit calculations, performs data analysis, and is a primary contact for plan sponsor administrative issues. Troy is also a primary contact and liaison for plan participants of specific large plan clients.

Phone: 816-792-3838 ext. 237

Our Services

MCG Consulting Group offers a full range of actuarial consulting and administrative services at competitive prices.  Always working hand in hand with your own HR staff, or third party administrator, we not only provide actuarial reports, but can also work as a full component of your HR Team.  Everything from fielding daily participant phone calls and emails, to producing and processing all of your forms and paperwork, to maintaining your personnel databases, we custom tailor ourselves to deliver whatever you need in a timely, cost-effective, professional manner.

Along with remaining diligent about the laws and regulations that affect qualified and public retirement plans, the MCG team constantly reviews and monitors the annual requirements for the sponsors of such plans.  We not only custom design options to help you provide the best plan solutions and outcomes, we also offer “Plan Termination Services” for plans that need to begin phasing out or have been frozen in order to begin winding down.  Each strategy for these scenarios is different and we customize the best solution for your plan, your participants and your company. 

At MCG, we understand that your business is our business, and our clients, along with their employees, are always our number one priority.  We serve clients nationwide that range from small self-employed individuals, to mid-sized private companies, to large public municipalities.  We pride ourselves on being your indispensable partner in pension actuarial and administration and management, and look forward to the opportunity to share more and answer any questions you may have.  MCG – Large firm expertise with small firm personal service.