Karin French

Senior Plan Consultant
Cleveland, OH
Resident of Stow, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2020
  • At Rea, Karin works on plan administration, design and consulting

Topics or areas of expertise that Karin can talk about (even in her sleep):

Retirement plan law

Plan design

Compliance testing

Client service

Plan documents

How we know she knows what she's doing:

Karin has over 30 years of experience

Her previous work experience includes working at Moskal, Jaras, Klein, now MGO, and Pension Consulting Services, Inc. as a retirement plan administrator, and Noble-Davis Consulting, Inc. as vice president/owner/partner in charge of sales and marketing.

Furthering her professional development, Karin is involved with:

The American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA)

Karin is involved in her community:

91.3 The Summit FM (volunteer and advisory board member for Rock and Recovery)

When she's not in the office, you can find her:

Yoga and meditation

Hiking in nature

Listening to music

Trying to learn to play the guitar

Playdates with nephews

Reading (something other than retirement plan law)

Inside The Mind Of...

What does “A Brighter Way” mean to you? Being a beacon, a source of integrity and trustworthiness that makes people and clients want to associate and do business with you.

Why do you choose to work at Rea? The reputation of the firm and its people

What do you consider is your “brightest” quality? My sense of humor

What line of The Rea Way describes you the best? Maintain integrity in all you do

Just For Fun:

What makes you get out of bed every day? My need for coffee

What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up?  A rock star

What was your first job? Cleaning Mrs. Benko's house for $1 a day

I am dedicated to helping clients navigate their way through the often complex world of qualified retirement plans by offering exceptional service and communication, creative problem solving and plan design, and great attention to detail.