Linda T. Fisher

Linda T. Fisher 5500 Consulting, LLC

Linda T. Fisher is founder and owner of Linda T. Fisher 5500 Consulting, LLC, located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. The firm specializes in Form 5500 preparation, training, and consulting for qualified retirement plans and health and welfare plans. She has over 25 years of experience serving as an expert of ERISA employee benefit compliance, reporting and disclosure. She is the co-author, since the 2016 plan year edition, of the 5500 Preparer’s Manual. Prior to forming Linda T. Fisher 5500 Consulting, LLC, Ms. Fisher served as the National Compliance Delivery Group Manager and Form 5500 Subject Matter Expert across all clients of Hewitt Associates. For 16 years, Ms. Fisher managed the timely completion of thousands of filings for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 clients. She also managed a team that created ERISA qualified plan financial statements and audit reports to provide to clients’ auditors. Ms. Fisher serves on the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) Reporting and Disclosure Committee and on the ASPPA Benefits Council of Chicago as the Continuing Education Chair. She continues to serve as a Form 5500 expert to benefit plan professionals, including speaking engagements across the country.

Ms. Fisher has been a contributor to major employee benefit publications and continues to serve as a Form 5500 expert to benefit professionals. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and earned her MBA from Drexel University.