Incorporated in 1984, The Newport Group is a national provider of retirement plans and investment advisory services. With a location in Charlotte, N.C., it offers services in wealth accumulation plans, benefit funding strategies and asset management. The firm's retirement and benefit plans include qualified defined contribution, defined benefit and nonqualified executive benefit plans. Its range of services includes nonqualified deferred compensation and qualified defined contribution plans, multimedia communication, participant education, and recordkeeping and administration. It offers services through alliances with various partners, such as registered investment advisors, third-party administrators, banks, certified public accountants, and brokerage and retirement service firms. It is headquartered in Heathrow, Fla., and operates branches in cities such as Minneapolis, Milwaukee, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Dallas.