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Robert Ard


Rob is the President and Chief Executive Officer of OMNI. Rob joined OMNI in 2008 as Staff Attorney and has been a central figure in developing OMNI’s services around the 2009 403(b) and 457(b) Regulations, implementing OMNI’s 403(b) and 457(b) written plans and creating OMNI’s Preferred Provider Program (P3). Rob’s prior roles at OMNI also include Compliance Director, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Vice President. Prior to joining OMNI, Rob practiced law at a Rochester, New York law firm handling civil litigation matters in both Federal and State Courts. Rob also clerked for the Villanova Graduate Tax Program and litigated matters in the United States Tax Court. Throughout his years at OMNI, Rob has worked closely with OMNI’s clients, Teachers Unions and attorneys in drafting school district policies and agreements to incorporate deferred compensation plans. Rob has also been a frequent presenter at 403(b)/457(b) seminars for OMNI’s clients and investment providers, and at ASBO events throughout the country.