Sikich Welcomes Connell as Director of Retirement Services

Joe Connell

Joe Connell

Naperville, Ill.-based Sikich LLP (FY13 net revenue of $100 million) hired Joe Connell as a director of retirement plan services.

Previously, Connell served as the president of Retirement Plan Partners. In his new role, he will lead Sikich’s retirement plan advisory practice, oversee its growth in Minnesota and South Dakota and provide current clients with quality service.

Connell has more than 15 years of experience in retirement planning with expertise in all areas of 401(k) plan consulting, including investment selection and performance monitoring, vendor negotiation, participant education and plan administration and design. He joins the wealth management team with assets under management and administration that total over $650 million.

“Joe is a nationally recognized thought leader in the retirement planning services industry. He has a long track record of helping organizations make smarter retirement plan decisions, which enables their participants to retire successfully,” says Jim Sikich, CEO of Sikich LLP. “Joe will increase our assets under management and administration to approximately $850 million.”