Kelly Hiers
Virginia Retirement System


Kelly has worked in benefits administration for 21 years, focusing on DC plans for the last 17. Her administration expertise covers industry, plan sponsor and human resources/payroll experience, primarily with public-sector plans. She is an active member of the National Association of Governmental Defined Contribution Administrators. She is also a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the Institute for Retirement Education (InFRE).

Kelly received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing/Management at the University of South Carolina and a Master in Business Administration from Charleston Southern University. She also holds a Certified Retirement Counselor® designation from InFRE.