Tyler Bond is the research director for the National Institute on Retirement Security. He works with the executive director to plan all NIRS research products. Since joining NIRS, Bond has authored or co-authored numerous research reports, issue briefs, and fact sheets on a wide range of topics relating to retirement security. He regularly speaks at conferences about NIRS research and testifies before policymakers.

Previously, Bond spent four years at the National Public Pension Coalition, where he directed the research program and authored six original research reports. He also has held positions on Capitol Hill and at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Bond holds a B.A. in political science and philosophy from Indiana University and an M.A. in public policy from The George Washington University. He is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance

Sean McKinstry is the Assistant Education Director for the FPPTA. He FPPTA staff in March of 2015. He had worked as a consultant for the FPPTA for a number of years before signing on full time. Sean serves as the Secretary of the Education Committee. Prior to his work with the FPPTA, Sean held the title of Director of Communications and Research for Public Pensions, Inc. and as Senior Editor for Public Pensions Online. He is a graduate of Wheaton College.