Group RHI is an emerging national leader in retirement services through the acquisition and integration of highly successful regional retirement services providers. These specialists in 401(k) plan design and compliance, recordkeeping, pensions and actuarial consulting each demonstrate a commitment to excellent customer service, strong financial performance and the desire to build a strong national competitor.

Group RHI Today


Trusted by over 5,000 clients


More than $8 billion in assets under management


Partners with the country’s leading retirement plan platforms, including:
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Industry Leadership

  • 2018, John Hancock Milestone Award: 12 Years
  • 2018, Elite Leaders Conference
  • Plan Sponsor Magazine: Pinnacle Class

Recognized Premier Provider

  • American Funds
  • John Hancock
  • Nationwide
  • The Principal
  • TransAmerica
  • Voya

Our Affiliates

Our subsidiaries are united under the Group RHI umbrella, preserving the expert staff, partnerships and trusted names from each. We strive to ‘raise the bar’ through visionary leadership, financial strength and technical expertise to create a stronger enterprise. Our partners and clients benefit from our rigorous operating processes and commitment to ‘best practice’ service. Our staff access a deep bench of experts and expanded career opportunities. And staff, clients and partners all benefit from critical investments in cybersecurity and information technology.

Leadership Team

Tom Gaillard

Chief Executive Officer

Tom is responsible for executing on our strategy of building a national leader in the retirement services industry. Tom has held C-suite roles at high growth companies including Bottomline Technologies, eVelocity, Newmarket and NovaNET Learning. Tom holds a BA from Williams College and an MBA from Harvard.

Sonyia McNeill

Chief Financial Officer

Sonyia has particular expertise in managing the finance and human resource function at a number of successful organizations. She’s held the senior financial executive position at firms including Global Stainless Supply, Seal Industries, Inc. and Leader Global Technologies. Sonyia is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds a BA in accounting from McNeese State University.

Brian McCabe

General Manager

Brian has responsibility for Group RHI’s operations in the Eastern United States and Texas. He has decades of experience in the retirement plan services industry, having served in executive and managerial capacities with several TPAs. He brings particular strength in innovation, with a track record of improving operational processes, training and motivating teams, and creating a culture of service excellence.

Tony Pangiotu

President, PPA

Tony Panagiotu is President of Panagiotu Pension Advisors and leads the design and administration of retirement plans for over 1,800 clients. An ERISA attorney and CPA, Tony is a sought-after lecturer, conducting seminars for CPAs, attorneys and clients on topics related to retirement plan law and plan administration. Tony earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Puget Sound.

Group RHI is backed by Boston-based Candescent Partners, whose principals have led $800 million of investment in more than 40 companies. Candescent Partners has a well-established track record of building leading businesses through acquisitions and accelerated organic growth.

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