About Us

We are a Third Party Administration firm which provides full-service retirement plan consulting, and administration. We specialize in designing and servicing participant directed 401(K), 403(b), 457 plans, and other types of qualified retirement plans. PRP is a non-producing TPA. We do not sell insurance or investment products.

We were formerly known as “Alliance Benefit Group Wisconsin.”

Paul Stang
Principal
Paul has worked with qualified plans for over 30 years. Prior to establishing Premier Retirement Partners as its Managing Member, he worked for a regional CPA firm, a trust company and a national life insurance firm. Paul has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis and a Law Degree from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul.

Cathy (Atkinson) LeRoy

Account Manager

After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Cathy began her career working for a trust company in Denver, Colorado. She has over 20 years’ experience administering IRAs and qualified plans. She worked for a local TPA firm before joining PRP as an Account Manager. Cathy has her Qualified 401(k) Administrator designation from the American Association of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA).

Brandon Zinkle

Account Manager

Brandon joined PRP after graduating from Madison Area Technical College with an Associate Degree in Accounting. During college Brandon worked for a large agribusiness in Madison as warehouse supervisor. He applies his organizational and interpersonal skills as an Account Manager at PRP, and is completing ASPPA coursework.

Ashley Witte

Account Manager

Ashley has nine years of experience working with qualified retirement plans. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and is an Account Manager with our firm. She began her career at a CPA firm in Brookfield, WI, performing tax services. Ashley has attained her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and is completing ASPPA coursework.

Michelle Konarske

Account Manager

Michelle has almost 20 years of experience in retirement plan recordkeeping, previously employed by a local CPA firm in the Retirement Plan Services division. She has also worked in the investment division of a bank and the internal accounting side of a large insurance company. She is an Account Manager at PRP. Michelle graduated from the University of Iowa with a BBA in Finance and an emphasis in Accounting.

Emily Rausch

Account Manager

Emily graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Music from Ripon College, and worked as Project Manager specializing in reporting and population health before joining PRP. Emily brings her organizational skills, her attention to detail, and her reporting skillset to her work as an Account Manager. She is completing her ASPPA coursework.

Karla Wells

Account Manager

Karla graduated from UW-Platteville with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Prior to working as an Account Manager for PRP, Karla worked as an inventory control analyst. She brings her strong attention to detail, her determination, and her organizational skills. She is completing her ASPPA coursework.

Sara Niedzwiecki

Account Manager

Sara graduated with a Masters in Accounting leadership degree from Liberty University. Before joining PRP, Sara worked for ten years in various industry accounting roles. She brings strong attention to detail and organizational skills to her role as an Account Manager. She is completing her ASPPA coursework.