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FuturePlan Expands National Sales Team

FuturePlan by Ascensus, a leading national retirement TPA dedicated to helping advisors, recordkeepers, and plan sponsors deliver better outcomes for savers, has announced the appointment of two new members to the National Sales Team: Levi Ethington, regional vice president of the Great Plains region, and Cassidy Myrick, business development consultant.

Ethington has assumed responsibility for a new “Great Plains” territory where he is focusing on driving and building relationships with financial advisors and small business owners. Levi reports to Jeffrey Cricenti, divisional vice president, North/West regions.

Ethington has several years of experience in sales and relationship development, having most recently held the position of Regional Sales Consultant for Mutual of Omaha. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Finance from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

“Levi’s familiarity and experience selling in his assigned region makes him an excellent fit for our new Great Plains territory,” said Cricenti. “We’re looking forward to seeing new sales and client relationships flourish with Levi on the team.” 

Myrick, who also brings previous experience with both internal and external networking and relationship building, is playing a key role in supporting regional vice presidents across multiple sales territories. Cassidy reports to Brandy Blum, vice president of sales at FuturePlan.

Most recently, Myrick held the position of business development director at AimPoint Pension where she was responsible for supporting a team to drive sales and cultivating positive, professional relationships with Financial Advisors and clients. 

“Cassidy is a valuable addition to the National Sales Team,” said Blum. “Her background in cultivating connections and motivation to achieve in sales will play a key role in supporting our sales team in their goal to grow our client base.”

About FuturePlan

FuturePlan is a leading national retirement TPA dedicated to helping advisors, recordkeepers, and plan sponsors deliver better outcomes for savers. Its highly responsive, personalized service is backed by the strength and security of a national leader in Ascensus. As of September 30, 2023, FuturePlan's experienced team of experts supports more than 42,000 retirement plans with more than 1.7 million participants and more than $104 billion in assets under administration. For more information, visit

FuturePlan’s leadership team brings decades of expertise to serve clients and partners. Ascensus began building FuturePlan in 2010, uniting more than 30 exceptional retirement TPA firms from across the nation to transform the industry. The depth of experience, diverse strengths, and specialized expertise of our legacy TPA firms make FuturePlan an industry leader.

About Ascensus

Ascensus is a market-leading enabler of tax-advantaged savings—providing technology, services, and expertise that help millions of people save for a better future.

The company is a premier savings program service provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator. Its platforms, industry knowledge, and data-based insights enhance the growth and success of its partners, their clients, and savers through co-branded, private-labeled, and governmental partnerships.

Ascensus offers comprehensive qualified and nonqualified retirement plan solutions, third-party retirement plan administration, 529 education and ABLE savings program administration, corporate- and bank-owned life insurance solutions, and fiduciary and total rewards services.

The company’s brands include Ascensus; Newport, an Ascensus company; and FuturePlan by Ascensus. Ascensus has more than $723 billion in assets under administration and employs more than 5,400 associates as of September 30, 2023.

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