Kenneth F. Hohman, FSA, EA, FCA, MAAA, Principal

Kenneth F. Hohman

Experience highlights

Ken began working in the actuarial field in 1976, and joined BPS&M in 1978, opening the Louisville office of the firm in 1979. His primary area of expertise is in the design, funding, administration, and regulatory compliance of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans. His clients comprise a variety of employers, including Native American tribes, governmental entities, and not-for-profit and for-profit private employers. Ken heads the firm’s ESOP Practice Group and has extensive experience in assessing the feasibility of establishing ESOPs, including repurchase liability studies. He has presented at numerous professional meetings on various employee benefits issues, has written articles on retirement plan topics, and has spoken at various venues, including IRS internal training seminars. Ken is a member of the BPS&M management committee and has been a principal of the firm since 1982. He has served on the Joint Program Committee for the Enrolled Actuaries Meeting, the largest professional conference for Enrolled Actuaries, chairing that meeting in 2003. Ken has served as President of the American Academy of Actuaries (2010) and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (2008) as well as on the boards of both those organizations. He also sits on the Management Committee of the International Association of Consulting Actuaries.

Education and professional designations

Ken received B.A. and M.A. degrees in Mathematics from the University of Louisville. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and an Enrolled Actuary.


Ken is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (past President), the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (past President), the ESOP Association (past Vice President for Kentucky), and the National Center for Employee Ownership. He is also a past President of the Louisville Employee Benefit Council.
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