Global Conference 2010
Chairman, Palisades Capital Advisors LLC; former Executive Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
Bradley Belt is Chairman of Palisades Capital Advisors LLC, a boutique restructuring advisory and investment firm that focuses on pensions, insurance and financial services. Before founding Palisades, he was executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., a federally chartered corporation that insures the pension benefits of those in defined benefit plans sponsored by private employers. Belt was responsible for the PBGC's operations, including the administration of the country's second-largest insurance program, covering 44 million Americans in nearly 30,000 defined benefit plans. Belt has extensive experience in executive management, operations, finance and policy development in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. He has held senior staff positions in the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Senate, and has served on the boards of companies and nonprofit organizations. Belt received a J.D. from Georgetown University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska.