Our Staff & ExperienceEmployee Plan Compliance Company of Louisiana
Our top priority is to provide superior service and innovative solutions to our clients. The retirement plan professionals at Employee Plan Compliance Company are committed to achieving this goal. Our staff s primary focus is to support our plan sponsors in the administration of their plan.
Leslie B. MacDanel
President. Leslie has worked in the pension industry for over 30 years. She has extensive experience in both defined benefit and defined contribution plan administration and consulting. She has practiced in Lafayette, LA, Washington, D. C. and Baton Rouge, LA. Leslie has served as Vice President and Employee Benefits Manager in the banking industry and was an Associate Director in the tax division of a major Louisiana based accounting firm before joining Employee Plan Compliance in 2012. Leslie coordinates new and takeover plan implementation for Employee Plan Compliance Company and is responsible for providing consulting services to our clients.
Robert C. Schmidt
Secretary/Treasurer. Bob attended Yale University and graduated with a B.S. in Mathematics. He attended the University of Virginia, where he received a Juris Doctor Degree. Bob received an LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. He is listed in the Tax and Employee Benefits Law section of The Best Lawyers in America, S. Naifeh and G. Smith. Bob is an ERISA attorney with over 30 years of experience. He is employed by the law firm of Kean Miller, LLP. Bob provides plan design, and consulting support services to Employee Plan Compliance Company and may be engaged through Kean Miller, LLP.
Shelley R. Helouin
Account Administrator. Shelley is a graduate of LSU with a minor in Math. She has been with Employee Plan Compliance Company since 1992. Shelley is directly involved in all aspects of retirement plan compliance and recordkeeping. Shelley brings a depth of expertise to our clients that is especially beneficial to our small to mid-size clients and those just starting a plan.
R. Kay Kohn
Account Administrator. Kay received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Ouachita Baptist University and has 20+ years of accounting experience. She has been with Employee Plan Compliance since 1998. Kay is directly involved in all aspects of retirement plan compliance and recordkeeping and specializes in complex plan accounting issues.
Renee L. Burton
Account Administrator. Renee majored in accounting and has worked in the accounting field for 30+ years. She has been with Employee Plan Compliance Company since 2000. Renee is directly involved in all aspects of retirement plan compliance and recordkeeping and specializes in database management. Renee is our large plan specialist.
Maryll M. Creeley
Account Administrator. Maryll obtained her Bachelors of Arts from LSU and has been with Employee Plan Compliance Company since 2012. She is involved in all aspects of retirement plan compliance and record keeping and has been instrumental in in the implementation of new systems to streamline processing for our clients.
Kelsey L. Dempster
Account Administrator. Kelsey is a graduate of Louisiana State University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science with a minor in business administration. She joined Employee Plan Compliance Company in 2016. Kelsey brings strong accounting skills and work ethic to the administration of our client’s retirement plans. She is involved in all aspects of retirement plan compliance and record keeping.