Valeri L. Stevens, Enrolled Agent, FLMI, CEBS, APA, APM, is president of Main Street Benefits, Inc.
With over twenty-five years of experience in the design, installation, and operation of qualified retirement plans, Valeri
is a frequent speaker on Form 5500 and other pension topics.She
is also principal author of Guide to the Form 5500 Series (Thompson Publishing Group, Inc.).Currently serving as chair of the Reporting and Disclosure Committee for ASPA's Government Affairs Committee, Valeri also served on the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Pension Administrators from 1985-1992.
S. Derrin Watson, JD, APM, is a tax attorney in solo practice in Santa Barbara, California.He
is a frequent speaker on ERISA topics, particularly those relating to employer/indepent contractor, leased employee, controlled group, and affiliated service group issues.Derrin is the author of Who's the Employer?A Guide to Employee and Aggregation Issues Affecting Qualified Plans and writes frequently for the Journal of Pension Benefits and other publications.Derrin graduated from UCLA law school
and received his
B.S. in accounting from Brigham Young University