Robert G. Wuelfing, President Robert G. Wuelfing
RG Wuelfing & Associates
The SPARK Institue

Bob is President of RG Wuelfing & Associates and The SPARK Institute. RG Wuelfing & Associates serves the retirement and investment management industries by providing strategic consulting, public relations, market research and M&A services. The SPARK Institute is the leading voice in Washington for the retirement services industry.

Prior to forming RG Wuelfing & Associates, Bob was the CEO of Access Research, which he founded in 1986. Under his direction, Access emerged as the premier provider of research-based strategic consulting services in the retirement industry.

Bob is also the founder and managing director of the Society of Professional Asset - Managers and Record Keepers (SPARK). SPARK member companies provide asset management and/or recordkeeping & administration services to over 97% of the participants in the defined contribution marketplace.

In 2000, he organized The SPARK Institute to meet with members of Congress, regulatory agencies and their staffs on various issues of concern and interest to the retirement services industry. Representing the interests of a broad-based cross section of providers, The SPARK Institute has become a key industry resource in Washington by developing and promoting practical and balanced solutions on critical industry issues that impact plan sponsors, participants and service providers.

Bob has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut, an MBA from the University of Hartford and serves on the Entrepreneurship Advisory Council at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. Bob is a frequent speaker at industry trade association meetings.