Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Buck Consultants Adds Former Reed Smith Attorney to Retirement Practice

Buck Consultants, Pittsburgh’s largest employee benefits consulting firm, recently added Kelly Lamanna as a consultant in its Retirement Practice.

Prior to joining Buck, Lamanna worked as an associate in the Pittsburgh office of Reed Smith, LLP. At Buck Consultants, Lamanna will consult on a broad array of employee benefit and executive compensation issues for regional and national clients.

“Kelly brings additional depth to our already strong team of retirement consultants,” said Harry Reinhart, Buck Pittsburgh office manager. “She understands the retirement trends, issues, and challenges our clients are facing in this current regulatory and economic environment.”

Lamanna, a Pittsburgh native, graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in both journalism and political science and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf and is active in the Make-A-Wish Foundation. She served on the host committee for the Make-A-Wish Grape Vine Wine Tasting Event earlier this year, helping raise $36,685 to grant several wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

“I am excited to offer my clients the comprehensive range of consulting expertise and technology resources Buck provides, in addition to retirement counsel that focuses on sound financial planning, risk management, and fiduciary effectiveness” Lamanna said.

About Buck Consultants

Buck Consultants, an ACS company, is a leader in human resource and benefits consulting with more than 1,500 professionals worldwide. Founded in 1916 to advise clients in establishing and funding some of the nation’s first public and private retirement programs, Buck is an innovator in the areas of retirement benefits, health and welfare programs, human capital management, compensation, and employee communication.

News and other information about Buck Consultants are available at Buck is an independent subsidiary of Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.

ACS, a global FORTUNE 500 company with approximately 74,000 people supporting client operations reaching more than 100 countries, provides business process outsourcing and information technology solutions to world-class commercial and government clients. The company's Class A common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ACS." Learn more about ACS at

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