Craig is the General Counsel for the American Retirement Association (ARA). Craig has previously served ARA as President of its predecessor, the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, Co-chair of the Government Affairs Committee and Co-chair of the Political Action Committee. Prior to joining ARA, Craig served as General Counsel for SunGard Relius LLC, and before that, was in private practice, specializing in the areas of taxation, ERISA, and employee benefits. He received his BSBA degree (with high honors), his J.D. degree (with honors), and his LL.M. in Taxation degree all from the University of Florida. Craig has spoken at numerous meetings on the subject of qualified pension and retirement plans and was an expert speaker at the first Saver Summit, jointly sponsored by the White House and Congress. Presently, Craig serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Pension Benefits (Panel Publishers) and the Journal of Pension Management (Henry Stewart Publications). He was a charter member of the first IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Governmental Entities. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.