Meet the Staff

Executive Team

From Left: Melissa Rackers, Tami Jaegers, Pam Hopkins, Robert Wilson, Jason Paulsmeyer, Brian Collett, Jeff Kempker, Sheila Reinsch
  • Robert Wilson, CEBS

    Bob serves as the Executive Director for LAGERS and has been with the system since 1994. Prior to joining LAGERS, Bob was a licensed securities and investment representative. Bob has…...Read more

  • Brian Collett, CFA, CAIA

    Brian has been the Chief Investment Officer of Missouri LAGERS since April of 2005. His fiduciary responsibilities include managing LAGERS’ investment portfolio and serving as the investment advisor to the…...Read more

  • Jeff Kempker, CEBS, CRC

    Jeff joined the LAGERS team in 2004 and currently serves as the Assistant Executive Director, External Affairs. Jeff leads the external affairs team responsible for member education and engagement, stakeholder…...Read more

  • Tami Jaegers, RPA

    Tami is the Assistant Executive Director, Operations for LAGERS. She joined the team in March 2001 just after graduating college. She is the team lead for the Benefits and Employer…...Read more

  • Pam Hopkins, CPA, CIA, CRMA, CGFM, RPA

    Pam Hopkins serves as Compliance Officer/Internal Auditor for Missouri LAGERS. Pam started with LAGERS in 2000 as Assistant Executive Secretary/Operations and assumed the newly created role of Compliance Officer/Internal Auditor…...Read more

  • Melissa Rackers, CPA, CGFM, CEBS

    Melissa serves as the Chief Financial Officer and has been with LAGERS since April, 2010. She serves as team lead for the financial reporting, information technology and document management functions…...Read more

  • Jason Paulsmeyer

    Jason Paulsmeyer joined the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System as Chief Counsel in 2017. Prior to joining LAGERS, Jason served as the Staff Attorney at The Public School and…...Read more

We Believe in a Secure Retirement For All

Our Vision

Our Mission

To provide and preserve retirement security for those dedicated to serving Missouri’s local communities.

Our Values