Famous for founding and heading the Pension Dynamics Corporation and inventing the Butler Index, this leader in the field of retirement savings also penned two books on the topic of 401(k) plans.
After graduating from Harvard University, he earned an advanced degree from the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business.
He became a proficient jazz bassist and wrote a weekly column for The Mercury News.
He and his wife settled in Lafayette, California.
He and Los Angeles Times publisher Norman Chandler were both California-based entrepreneurs who valued worker pension plans.