We know that you work hard and we work hard too.
If you are an Employer:
You run a small business. We run a small business. We get it.
If you are an Investment Advisor:
We want to help you gain new clients and keep them.
If you are a CPA:
We know that when you need numbers, you need them quickly and accurately.
Our staff understands these statements.
The Limestone Team
Christopher Maradie, QPA, QKA
Chris joined Limestone in August of 2001 and became a Partner in 2003. He was previously with MFS Investment Management where he held various roles within their Retirement Plan Department. He is involved in the management, sales, client relations, administration, plan design, and marketing aspects of the business. Chris received his Business Management degree in 1998 from the University of Delaware. He holds the QPA (Qualified Pension Administrator) and QKA (Qualified 401k Administrator) designations from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.
Chris is on the Board of the Brandywine YMCA, the Wilmington Nighthawks Youth Hockey Club, and the Brandywine Little League. He was raised in Boston, but now lives in North Wilmington, DE and enjoys running, fishing and spending time with his wife, Michelle, and 2 children, Logan & Connor.
Bradbury Arnold, Esq.
Brad joined Limestone as a Partner in September 2007. He has been a Pension Consultant for over 25 years. He is involved in the management, sales, client relations, technical consulting, plan document compliance, and marketing aspects of the business. Brad received his undergraduate degree in 1984 from the University of Delaware and graduated cum laude from Widener University School of Law in 1993. He is an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar and is an Associated Professional Member of The American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.
Brad is a Miami native, but now lives in Kennett Square, PA and enjoys spending time with his wife Cynthia, friends, music, and playing sports with his three boys Justin, Nick, and Chris.
Jeanne Schanzenbach, QPA, CPC, ERPA
Jeanne joined Limestone in August 2010 with over 25 years of experience working with plan sponsors in the design and administration of qualified retirement plans. She previously founded, owned and operated Benefit Consulting Associates, Inc., a full-service retirement plan administration firm. After merging her firm with Papalia Retirement Plan Services, Inc., Jeanne served as the Director of Retirement Plan Services.
Jeanne is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) and holds designations of Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA) and Certified Pension Consultant (CPC). Jeanne is also recognized to practice before the Internal Revenue Service as an Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent (ERPA).
Since 2013, Jeanne has served on the Board of Directors of the ASPPA Benefits Council of Greater Philadelphia, the local chapter of American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA), dedicated to educating professionals in the retirement plan field.
A native of Pennsylvania, Jeanne holds a BS in Mathematics from Drexel University. Outside of the office, she is involved in her local community organizing the PMYC Basketball League, Girls Division as well as serving as Treasurer for Phoenixville Marian Youth League (PMYC). Jeanne enjoys an active family life with her husband, Jeff, and two adult children, Brian and Lisa.
Susan McCarthy brings over 25 years experience to her position as Pension Administrator. She joined Limestone in February 2005 and is responsible for all aspects of plan administration, including valuation preparation, discrimination testing, government filings and contribution allocations. Providing great customer service is very important and she strives to ensure she addresses the concerns of each and every client promptly and professionally.
An avid Phillies fan, Susan enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Some of her hobbies include photography, travel and cooking.
Nathan DePonte, QKA
Nate has been an administrator with Limestone since February 2006. He has thirteen years experience in the field of retirement plan services and was previously an administrator for The MandMarblestone Group in Philadelphia. He is responsible for the administration of 401(k), money purchase and profit sharing plans. This includes the annual reconciliation of plan assets, nondiscrimination testing, preparation and filing of IRS tax reporting schedules, and preparation of participant statements. He also consults with both clients and participants on a daily basis. Nate graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Hartford in May 1998. He also successfully completed the ASPPA Qualified 401(k) Administrator exam in March 2007.
Nate is a Boston native and now lives in Wilmington, DE with his wife Kris and three children Ben, Zac and Nick.
Stephen Maurer, QPA, QKA
Steve joined Limestone as a Pension Administrator in July of 2008. He has been in the working in the retirement industry since 2000. Prior to joining Limestone, Steve was an administrator with The MandMarblestone Group in Philadelphia. He is a graduate of Rider University. Steve is also a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA).
Steve enjoys spending his free time with friends and family. He currently lives in South Jersey with his wife, Kristine.
Michelle Zacarias, QPA, ERPA
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Michelle joined Limestone in April of 2013. With over 25 years of experience, she has a solid and diverse background in the retirement plan industry that includes compliance, consulting, and administration of plans.
As an Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent (ERPA) she is qualified to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service. She also maintains the Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA) designation as a member of the American Society of Pension professional and Actuaries (ASPPA).
In her free time Michelle can be found enjoying sports or other outdoor activities with her friends and family.
Mary Temple joined Limestone Pension Associates in June of 1999. As our Client Services Associate, her years of valuable experience have assisted her in building strong relationships with our clients in all aspects of the retirement plan industry. Mary’s client services include distributions and tax reporting.
She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in HR Management from Goldey Beacom College. She is also a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA).
Mary resides in Lewes, Delaware and enjoys the beach, golf & spending time with family.
Deb joined Limestone in January 2011. As our Administrative Assistant, she handles a wide range of duties including greeting visitors, answering calls and preparing client reports. Deb resides in Wilmington, DE and is a very active volunteer with Girl Scout of the Chesapeake Bay Service Unit 45. She enjoys camping, reading and being with her 3 children Matt, Stephanie, Sarah and her grandson Wesley.
Nicholas Arnold, QKA
Nick has been a Pension Administrator at Limestone since June of 2014. He graduated from West Chester University in May of the same year, and has obtained the ASPPA designation of Qualified 401k Administrator (QKA).
Nick lives in Avondale, PA with his wife Erin and daughter Scarlett. In his free time he is either with friends and family, or playing any sport he can get involved in.
Justin Koffenberger, QKA
Justin joined Limestone in May of 2015. Prior to Limestone, he had a 14 year career with the YMCA of the Brandywine Valley where he filled a variety of roles. He graduated with honors from West Chester University in 2010. He lives in Chadds Ford, PA with his wife Barbara, daughter Christina, and their cat and dog.
Justin spends his free time with his family and friends and is an avid sports fan.
JoAnn joined Limestone in February of 2015. Previously with John J. Pearce and Company, Inc., she has over 18 years of experience in the retirement planning industry.
JoAnn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware. She also holds the QPA (Qualified Pension Administrator) and QKA (Qualified 401(k) Administrator) designations from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.
A Wilmington native, JoAnn currently resides in Chadds Ford with her husband and children. She enjoys running, reading, volunteering at her children’s school and spending time with family and friends.
Jason Whitney, QKA
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Jason Whitney graduated from Northeastern University in 2001 and received his Master’s degree from Webster University in 2005. He is President of Whitney Pension Associates, Inc. in Quechee, VT and has worked there since 2007. He has been affiliated with Limestone Pension Associates since 2013.
Jason earned the Qualified 401(k) Administrator designation from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries. He is involved in the client relations, administration, and plan design aspects of the business.
He currently sits on the Quechee Lakes Landowners Association Charities Board and the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce. He is an avid New England sports fan and enjoys golfing, running, skiing and spending time with his wife and 3 kids.
Cindy Jackowski, QKA
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Cindy joined Limestone in December of 2016. She brings over 25 years of experience in the industry and is responsible for all aspects of plan administration, including compliance testing, government filings, valuation preparation and client contact. Prior to joining Limestone, Cindy was an administrator with CBIZ/Savitz Company.
Cindy is a graduate of Temple University and is also a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA).
Cindy lives with her husband, Mark in Sellersville, Pennsylvania. An avid gardener, Cindy also enjoys scuba diving, music and trips to Philadelphia and New York City cultural events.
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Michelle Maradie joined Limestone Pension Associates in 2011. She provides a variety of administrative support services to Limestone. She received a bachelor’s Degree from the University of Delaware. Michelle was most recently a stay at home mom after working for a large Cardiology practice for many years.
Michelle currently resides in Wilmington with her family. She spends her spare time as a homeroom mom and enjoys reading and swimming.
Douglas Goelz, EA, MAAA
Doug is an independent consulting actuary with over 20 years of experience in providing actuarial services to clients with defined benefit and defined contribution plans. He has extensive experience preparing ERISA and FAS actuarial valuations for plans ranging in size from one participant to several thousand participants. In addition, Doug’s area of expertise includes compliance and nondiscrimination testing of pension plan designs under the Internal Revenue Code.
Doug was a member of the Education and Examination Committee of the Society of Actuaries for Part 2, Segment B of the Enrolled Actuary Examination for the 2007-2009 examinations.
Scott Ruehr, EA, FSA
Scott has been an independent consulting actuary since 1984, and has been associated with Limestone since its founding. He was previously with Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company in Philadelphia, where he served as their Pension Actuary from 1979-84. His work includes annual valuations for defined benefit and cash balance plans, actuarial certifications, benefit calculations, plan design work, consulting on plan documents and amendments, and plan termination work. Scott received his undergraduate degree in 1974 from the Lebanon Valley College. He is an Enrolled Actuary, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
Scott lives with his wife Gail in Drexel Hill, PA and enjoys performing and listening to music, reading, theater, participating in and watching sports, and spending time with family.
Christopher Narwold, MBA
Chris has been in the retirement plan industry for over 25 years. He has been associated with Limestone since October of 2012. He owns a retirement plan administration and consulting firm, Outsourcing Strategies, Inc. He graduated from University of Delaware in 1984 and received his MBA from Delaware as well. Chris lives in Charlotte, NC and enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.