Thomas Finnegan is the new president of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA).

ASPPA, Reston, Va., represents about 7,400 pension and retirement plan professionals.

Finnegan is a principal at the Savitz Organization Inc., Philadelphia.

He is on the board of the American Academy of Actuaries, Washington, and he received the ASPPA Educator’s Award in 2008.

He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from St. Joseph’s University.

The other 2010-2011 ASPPA officers are Robert Richter, president-elect; Barry Max Levy, senior vice president; Kyla Keck, vice president; Robert Long, vice president; David Lipkin, treasurer; Adam Pozek, secretary; and Sheldon Smith, immediate past president.

- Allison Bell