Champion of Retirement Security Award

IRI's Champion of Retirement Security Award was established in 2013 to recognize policymakers' work to enhance retirement security in the United States. The award is bestowed upon policymakers who support and advance IRI-supported policies to improve retirement security for America's workers and retirees.

Previous Award Recipients - Federal Policymaker

2021 - Sen. Ben Cardin

2021 - Sen. Rob Portman

2020 - Chairman Richard Neal

2020 - Rep. Mike Kelly

2019 - Sen. Chuck Grassley

2019 - Sen. Ron Wyden

2018 - Rep. Tim Walberg

2018 - Rep. Ron Kind

2017 - Sen. Orrin Hatch

2017 - Sen. Jon Tester

2016 - Rep. Phil Roe

2016 - Rep. John Larson

2016 - Mark Iwry, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Treasury

2015 - Sen. Johnny Isakson

2015 - Sen. Christopher Murphy

2014 - Rep. Rush Holt **

2014 - Rep. Richard Neal

2014 - Rep. Patrick Tiberi

2013 - Sen. Ben Cardin

2013 - Sen. Rob Portman

** Legacy recipient of the IRI Champion of Retirement Security Award.

Previous Award Recipients - State Regulators

2020 - Commissioner Doug Ommen
Iowa Insurance Division

2018 - Commissioner Ted Nickel
Wisconsin Department of Insurance

2016 - John Huff
Missouri Insurance Director

2015 - Former First Deputy Commissioner Jim Mumford
Iowa Insurance Division

2014 - Commissioner Mike Rothman
Minnesota Department of Commerce