Professional Staff

Stephen Budinsky – Consultant, Investment Operations / DC Specialist

Consulting Team

Stephen joined RVK in 2017 and is located in the New York office. Stephen leads and provides specialist support to RVK’s defined contribution (DC) client teams, while also supporting the firm’s Defined Contribution Solutions Group (DCSG) and Investment Operations Solutions Group (IOSG).

As a member of the DCSG, Stephen provides research and best practice support for RVK’s DC plan clients. His primary responsibilities include providing expertise on DC legislative & regulatory matters and plan design and administration, conducting RVK’s annual DC fee benchmarking survey, and working on special client projects. For IOSG, Stephen supports DC operational service provider research and due diligence, leads search and evaluation projects for recordkeeping, trust/custody, and other DC service providers, and provides additional operational consulting support.

Prior to joining RVK, Stephen worked in the benefits outsourcing division of Aon Hewitt (now Alight Solutions), where he was part of a team administering defined contribution benefits for Fortune 500 clients. In his role at Aon, Stephen specialized in root cause analysis, process enhancement and standardization, and user acceptance testing.

Stephen graduated from Rutgers University (New Brunswick) with a BA degree in History and Economics along with a minor in Spanish.