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Lockton Retirement Continues Expansion, Adds New Advisor in Dallas

(Dallas, TX) – 3 February 2017 – Lockton, a global consultant on employee benefits, retirement and property and casualty insurance, further expanded its advisor ranks with the promotion of Texas A&M graduate, Courtney Stroope, in Dallas.

Stroope is an 11-year Lockton veteran, consulting clients on retirement plan management issues.  For the last six years, she also lead the Dallas-based service team as Vice President and Unit Manager.  In addition to her consulting expertise, Stroope has first-hand retirement plan sponsor experience having worked as a Benefits Supervisor for a local energy firm.

“Courtney’s promotion is exciting for a lot of reasons,” said Bruce Sammis, Chief Executive Officer of Lockton Dunning Benefits, Lockton’s Texas-based benefits consulting business.  “She’s not only representative of the culture we foster here at Lockton, one that rewards great success with greater opportunity, but she’s also indicative of the type of advisor we look for.  Courtney’s years of hands-on experience mean that she has seen and managed every aspect of this industry.  She has the voice of experience and that inspires tremendous confidence in the people who work with her.”

“Managing wealth benefits has become an even bigger issue for our customer base,” said Pam Popp, President of Lockton’s National Retirement Practice.  “Whether it’s lowering the risk of fee litigation, understanding the impact of pension liability, or developing a strategy for executive benefits, clients need help with complex financial and strategic issues.  We need Courtney’s expertise to guide them to solutions that make sense for their businesses and the people they employ.”

Stroope will be based in Lockton’s Dallas office.  She can be reached at or by calling 214-969-6123.

Lockton’s retirement practice advises more than 1,000 plans, representing $44 billion in assets.  Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Lockton_Retire.

About Lockton

More than 6,000 professionals at Lockton provide 50,000+ clients around the world with risk management, insurance, employee benefits consulting, and retirement services that improve their businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held, independent insurance broker in the world and 10th largest overall. For seven consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." To see the latest insights from Lockton's retirement experts, check our website.


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