ACCE Benefits Trust

ACCE Benefit TrustThe ACCE Benefits Trust was established to oversee all of the ACCE benefit plans on behalf of the participants. The trustees are a group of eight to 10 ACCE member CEOs who are plan participants themselves. They hire leading experts and benefit attorneys to:

  • Advise on investment options and custodians for ACCE retirement plans
  • Counsel on legal issues for benefit plan compliance
  • Negotiate with insurance carriers

The trustees meet a minimum of four times per year to review plan implementation, updates on changes, and ideas for new participant offerings. The Trust takes on some of the fiduciary responsibility for ACCE retirement plans and represents the "group" in negotiating group insurance rates. Their loyalty is to every ACCE member employee participating in the many ACCE benefit plans. 

2016 Trustees 

Tara Barney
President and CEO
Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

Betty Capestany
President and CEO
Bellevue Chamber of Commerce

William Connors
President and CEO
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce

Michael Dalby, CCE, IOM
President and CEO
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce

William Miles, CCE (Treasurer)
President and CEO
Hilton Head Island - Bluffton Chamber of Commerce

Mike Neal, CCE  (Chairman)
President and CEO
Tulsa Metro Chamber

Tracey Osborne, CCE
Overland Park Chamber of Commerce

Robert L. Quick, CCE (Vice-Chairman)
Commerce Lexington, Inc.

Gary Toebben, CCE
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce