B.S., Mathematics with concentrations in Computer Science & Operations Research, Bucknell University

Professional Designations
Certified Employee Benefit Specialist
Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent

Affiliations and Awards
Member of The ESOP Association
Member of the National Center for Employee Ownership
Leadership Harrisburg Area Graduate
Leadership Harrisburg Area Board of Directors
Central Penn College Education Foundation, Board of Trustees
Capital Region Literacy Council, Treasurer and Board Member
Central Pennsylvania Chapter, International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, Past President
2011 Recipient of YWCA of Greater Harrisburg’s “Tribute to Women of Excellence” Award
2012 Recipient of Central Penn Business Journal’s “Women of Influence” Award

Office Location

501 Corporate Circle
Harrisburg, PA 17110-0900

Janel Leymeister, ERPA, CEBS

Partner & Retirement Plan Consultant


Janel is a retirement plan consultant, investment adviser representative, and chair of Conrad Siegel’s defined contribution committee. She specializes in consulting a variety of defined contribution plans across private sector and tax-exempt organizations. Janel has extensive experience in administrative services for larger employers in retirement plan design, compliance, investment consulting, and investment education for participants.

Janel has over 30 years experience in the administration of 401(k) plans, ESOPs, and other types of defined contribution retirement plans. She began her career at an international employee benefits consulting firm as the internal expert on the company’s recordkeeping system.  With this background, she joined Conrad Siegel in 1991 with a focus on training new hires on the administration of 401(k) plans and helping to enhance Conrad Siegel’s proprietary recordkeeping system. As she worked towards becoming a Benefit Consultant, she served on the company’s IT committee and held a long term seat on Conrad Siegel’s internal Compliance committee.  With this experience, Janel brings a wealth of consulting and administrative knowledge to her clients in managing their retirement plans.

Janel is always available to clients, and thrives in breaking down complex retirement situations. Mind and body always active, she enjoys hiking and SCUBA diving around the world, running, snowboarding, and gardening.

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