The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) will be giving the group’s Public Service Award to the late Nell Hennessy.

The IFEBP, Brookfield, Wis., says it will present the award to Hennessy in Washington at an upcoming legislative update conference.

Hennessy, 61, died of endometrial cancer in February

She was the president of Fiduciary Counselors Inc., Washington, a registered investment advisory firm that acts as independent fiduciary for employee benefit plans.

From 1993 to 1998, she was the deputy executive director and chief negotiator at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. She also served as president of the fiduciary counselors unit at Aon Corp., Chicago (NYSE:AON).

She was a member of the IFEBP investment management committee.

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