Karen Noel


Qualifications or certifications: Qualified 401(k) Administrator designation from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries
Alumni: Indiana State University, B.S., Finance; Anderson University, Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Karen Noel is a retirement plan specialist of Nyhart leading the retirement plan services team.  Karen’s experience with retirement plans include design and implementation and plan administration of qualified retirement plans including pension plans, profit sharing plans, and 401(k) plans.  Karen consults to employers, business owners, investment advisors, and other trusted advisors to the employer.
Karen consults on the following topics:
  • Retirement Plan Design
  • Implementation of a Retirement Plan
  • Nondiscrimination Testing
  • Form 5500
  • Participant loans and Distributions
  • Automatic Enrollment
  • Medicare Part D Attestations
  • Multi-year Cost Projections
  • Health IBNR Calculations
  • Early Retirement Incentives
  • Nondiscrimination Testing
  • Retirement Plan Corrections
Karen also conducts annual plan reviews, participates in employee education, and presents on various topics related to Defined Contribution plans.
Before joining Nyhart, Karen was a director at Katz Sapper & Miller.  Joining Nyhart in 2016, Karen has over 20 years of experience in the retirement plan industry.
Karen has 2 children and enjoys running, traveling, and reading.  Karen also is a volunteer with the Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville Auxiliary.
Areas of expertise

401(k), 403(b), 457, Defined Contribution Plan Design and Implementation, Daily Defined Contribution Plans, Balance Forward Defined Contribution Plans,



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