Julie Stich is Associate Vice President, Content, for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. She leads the International Foundation Research Department and serves as project leader for all Foundation research reports including Employee Benefits Survey, Employer-Sponsored Health Care: ACA’s Impact and Workplace Wellness Trends. She also serves as the International Foundation’s media spokesperson on benefit issues. She writes, speaks and presents on benefits, compensation, human resources and financial literacy topics. She is involved with the Society of Actuaries Committee on Post Retirement Needs and Risks and is a member of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists and the Pension Research Council. Prior to her Research role, Ms. Stich was an information specialist at the International Foundation. She served in various roles at the state and international levels of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) and served as a member of the Business Library Panel for the Institute for Museum and Library Science (IMLS) Study on the Future of the Library Workforce. Ms. Stich received her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and History from UW-Milwaukee. She earned her Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) professional designation in 1996.