Alan Wilmit s a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at Goldman Sachs, where he is the senior attorney responsible for executive compensation, employee benefits and ERISA matters. In addition to working on the firm's own employee benefits, he helps the firm structure investments for ERISA plans and advises GSAM in connection with the ERISA aspects of its responsibilities. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 1999, Alan was an ERISA partner at the law firm of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP. Alan also spent time in the Sales and Trading legal group at Salomon Brothers Inc and was associated at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton for eight years as an ERISA attorney. Alan is a frequent speaker on matters relating to investments by ERISA plans as well as executive compensation matters. He is a graduate of Tufts University and Cornell Law School.