Company Profile

Hackler Associates, Inc. has been providing full-service employer sponsored retirement plan administration and consulting since 1980. Hackler Associates, Inc. assists employers in the design, implementation, administration and communication of a wide range of retirement plans. We are committed to providing these services to our clients in a timely, accurate and cost-effective manner.

Our benefit professionals are dedicated to helping employers implement retirement plans that promote corporate goals and objectives, control costs and give employees a sense of security.

Hackler Associates, Inc. takes the confusion out of plan administration duties and decision making by providing our clients with the consulting and technical expertise they need. We are committed to maintaining effective state-of-the-art computer systems and applications for administrative procedures, which permits us to process our clients’ work more efficiently and ensures the highest standards of quality.

Our People

Hackler Associates, Inc.' greatest resource is its team of experienced professionals. Our clients are served by employees who have professional qualifications and whose backgrounds include many years of experience in the pension and retirement field. They are committed to providing our clients with friendly, courteous and responsive personalized service of superior quality.


William R. Hackler, CLU, QPA, QKA - President and Founding Partner  WILLIAM R. HACKLER, CLU, QPA, ERPA, QKA
President and Founding Partner

William R. Hackler has worked in the financial service industry since 1974. Bill puts his knowledge and experience to work to assist business owners in choosing the best programs for their employees as well as personal planning for themselves. Earning his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) and Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA) designation demonstrates his commitment to the industry and to the pursuit of excellence.
 
WILLIAM D. HACKLER, QKA - Managing Partner  WILLIAM D. HACKLER, QKA, APR, ERPA, QPA
Managing Partner

William D. Hackler has worked extensively in the administration of 401(k), pension and profit sharing plans since 1995. He graduated from Bryant College with a B.S. in Finance, and earned the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries designation of Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA).

Will constantly pursues the newest technologies to provide world-class service and the best solutions available for his clients. His mission is to provide superior service and to help others chart a course for success.


ROBIN BENJAMIN - Senior Plan Administrator  ROBIN BENJAMIN, QKA
Senior Plan Administrator

Robin's responsibilities include the day-to-day administration of client profit sharing, defined benefit, ESOP and 403(b) plans. She is directly involved with all aspects of participant recordkeeping, distribution and loan processing, and compliance testing. Robin joined Hackler Associates, Inc. in 1997 with extensive experience in plan administration and an excellent background in client relations.

Robin obtained her AS in Business Administration from Mount Wachusett Community College and earned the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries designation of Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA).


Debbie Adler - Plan Administrator  DEBBIE ADLER
Plan Administrator


Debbie's responsibilities include the day-to-day administration of client 401(k) plans. She is directly involved with all aspects of participant recordkeeping; distributions, contributions, loan processing, and compliance testing. Debbie joined Hackler Associates, Inc. in 2012 and began working in Pension Administration in 1997.

Debbie obtained her BA from Boston University. She is taking the exams toward her Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) designation from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.


Lauren Roberts - Plan Administrator  LAUREN ROBERTS
Plan Administrator


Lauren’s responsibilities include the day-to-day administration of client 401(k) plans. She is directly involved with all aspects of participant recordkeeping; distributions, contributions, and loan processing.

Lauren obtained her BS in Hospitality Management from Endicott College. Lauren is currently studying and working hard towards taking the exams toward her Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) designation from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.


Patty Aubuchon PATTY AUBUCHON
Implementation Project Manager


Since joining in 2015, Patty’s 20+ years of experience in customer service and project management leading various client management and support programs in the high-tech industry has proven to enhance the outstanding foundation that Hackler Associates finds so important to bring to all of our clients.

Patty obtained her BA from Fitchburg State University in Management. Before joining Hackler Associates she worked in the high-tech industry for business to consumer and business to business companies where she interacted with all levels of clientele from small business owners to Fortune 500 Corporate Executives.


Brittney Santos BRITTNEY SANTOS
Client Relations Specialist


Brittney’s responsibilities include ongoing client portfolio supervision, proving due diligence on various investment vehicles and assisting in the creation and implementation of financial plans. With her past experience in client service and the world of investing, she supports the firm with case preparation and overseeing the investment-side of the practice, as well as managing the client’s experience to help ensure that they are comfortable with the process and have all of the information they need to access accounts. Her other responsibilities also include; database management, office management, scheduling and compliance reporting.

Brittney obtained her BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Framingham State University. As a Series 7 licensed representative, she can also assist with trading and business processing as well as investment design, analysis and review. She comes to us after spending the last 6 years at Scottrade, Inc.

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