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Employee Benefits Consulting

Plante Moran

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Integrating people issues with business strategies

Most business leaders understand the value of employees — they’re the human capital that drives the productivity of your organization. You probably refer to them as your number-one asset. You depend on them to provide extraordinary service and innovative ideas, the competitive edge you need.

Ensuring that your employee benefits, including your 401(k) plan, executive deferred compensation, and your healthcare benefits, align with the needs of your organization and its employees is a critical element of your success. Our employee benefits consulting team will review and model plan design alternatives, develop and install qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, and evaluate third-party administrators to reduce costs and risks. 


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Reducing employee benefit plan costs and risks

Our team of benefit plan experts has helped countless clients shape their benefits programs in order to retain vital employees and stay competitive. With our wide range of services and extensive expertise, we can help you implement creative techniques to reduce costs while maintaining or even enhancing benefits.

From designing qualified retirement plans, ESOPs, and executive compensation packages to comprehensive benefit plan reviews, you can depend on us to make certain your employee benefits align with your long-term goals.

In the words of Michael Krucker, leader of our employee benefits consulting group, “Our clients appreciate that we deliver solutions that align with the needs of their organization and their employees. We focus on the big picture to understand the impact of decisions rather than simply addressing the question presented.”

How can we help your business?

Contact us or submit an RFP