Cecelia M. Carter Appointed new Chief Executive Officer of
the Omaha School Employees' Retirement System
The Omaha Public Schools (OPS) is proud to announce that Cecelia M. Carter is the new Executive Director of its School Employees' Retirement System (OSERS). Ms. Carter will begin her journey with the district on Monday, March 14.
Prior to OPS, Carter served as the Executive Director of the Pontiac General Employees' Retirement System in Pontiac, Mich., where she was responsible for overseeing day-to-day administration of its $500 million closed public pension plan. Before that, she was the Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer for the Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (2008-2013) and the Public School Retirement System of the School District of Kansas City, Mo. (2002-2007). Carter brings more than 17 years of experience in pension plan administration and management to OPS.
"OSERS is one of the earliest formal retirement programs in the Midwest, and we look forward to bringing someone on board who has such vast knowledge of best practices and experience in pension plan management," said OPS Superintendent Mark Evans.
As a community member, she served on the Board of Trustees for both the Missouri Association of Public Employees Retirement System and Kansas City Employees' Retirement System, the Endowment Investment Committee for Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City, Mo., the Asset Management Committee for Trinity Episcopal Parish Church in Seattle, Wash., and the Finance Committee for Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Kansas City, Mo.
Carter earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Boston College, a Lawyer's Assistant Certificate in Corporate Law/Blue Sky from Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y., and has completed graduate studies in management at Regis University in Denver, Colo.