August 24, 2015
K-State Foundation chief investment officer elected KPERS board chair
The Kansas Public Employees Retirement System board of trustees has voted Kansas State University Foundation chief investment officer and vice president for investments Lois Cox as chair for the next fiscal year.
Cox has been on the KPERS board since 2012. She joined the KSU Foundation in January 2005 and has more than 25 years of investment experience. Prior to her position with the foundation, Cox was involved in the investment management of a $1 billion portfolio at Kansas Farm Bureau and Affiliated Companies and was a principal in FB Capital Management.
She holds her chartered financial analyst designation and is a licensed certified financial planner. She graduated from K-State with a Bachelor of Science in business administration.
KPERS provides retirement, disability and death benefits for Kansas' state and local public employees. The Retirement System has 295,000 members and manages over $16 billion in assets. The system also oversees KPERS 457, the state's voluntary 457(b) deferred compensation savings plan.