Mythili (“Lee”) Bachu is President and Chief Executive Officer. She provides leadership and strategic direction for the company's operating markets, plan services and corporate operations. Prior to joining URPC, Lee founded and operated MGA Consultants, Inc., a regional third-party qualified plan administrator where she was responsible for the management and oversight of all corporate functions, including finance, strategy, business process optimization, vendor platforms, innovation and technology development and use. Under her leadership, MGA Consultants experienced exponential growth by delivering best in class service and unparalleled client access to pension related resources tailored to specific needs.
Prior to founding MGA Consultants in 1997, Lee devoted her career to working with defined benefit and defined contribution plan service providers. Her immersion in the qualified plan world was the foundation of her broad and widely respected TPA experience and explains why she is recognized as an influential and top-performing leader in the TPA field.
Lee is a member of numerous industry associations. Among others, she is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries and the National Institute for Pension Actuaries. Lee has spoken extensively in a variety of venues on pension and retirement-related matters.
Aside from her industry affiliations and contributions, she participates extensively in a wide array of community activities while breaking down barriers and promoting service. Lee is Chair of the Council of Hindu Temples of North America (CHTNA), an association dedicated to promoting positive religious and cultural activities. She also serves on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer of the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington, a community-based organization that encourages all major faith communities to have dialogue and foster understanding and community. Previously, Lee was Chairperson of the Washington, DC area’s 20,000 strong Sri Siva Vishnu Temple, and in that capacity she led one of the largest Hindu temple organizations in the United States. The Governor of Maryland appointed her to the Maryland Commission for Women, a Maryland authorized body that guides anti-discrimination efforts and women’s issues through informed advice to the executive and legislative branches of the Maryland State Government. In August of 2015, Ms. Bachu was elected Chairperson.
Lee received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Madras, India where she graduated with honors, and also earned a MBA, Finance from the University of the District of Columbia. She is a registered Investment Advisor and the holder of a variety of industry-related regulatory licenses.
Lee was selected as a Maryland Top 100 Women in 2017. Her professional achievement, community leadership and commitment to mentoring made her stand out from the crowd. "Maryland's Top 100 Women have achieved amazing accomplishments in their careers, but to be honored as a Top 100 Woman requires more than just career success," said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. "She must be an exemplary citizen, committed to her community, creating change and growing the next generation of leaders through active mentoring."