A Little About our Firm
RPS Plan Administrators specializes in the design and administration of qualified 401(k), retirement plans and cafeteria plans. We are dedicated to setting the standard for professional, accurate, and timely service, and to equipping our clients with access to the most advanced plan administration technologies available.
Since 1977 RPS has built its reputation on trustworthy, expert administration and a knowledgeable staff with a commitment to service. Each of our analysts has achieved accreditation through the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA). Three analysts have received the designation of Certified Pension Consultant (CPC), the highest designation available for pension administration. Our personal attention and advanced computer systems ensure that our clients receive the premium service they expect and deserve.
RPS has recently been certified by the Centre For Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) for adhering to the ASPPA Standard of Practice for Retirement Plan Service Providers. Thus making us one of a select few administrators in the United States. and the only third party administrator in the state of Colorado to obtain this official recognition. You can read more about this certification and view the press release on our News page. To view a copy of our CEFEX certificate, go to: CEFEXcert
Our mission at RPS is to “build great relationships through great service”. We value our strategic alliances with vendors and brokers and are committed to the highest ethical standards. Many of our clients have been with us for more than 20 years.
Partner with an administrator with over 25 years of expert plan design and unparalleled service. Contact us to learn how you can leverage RPS expertise to enhance your business.
We also welcome the opportunity to discuss our other service offerings including Cafeteria Plans, Cobra Administration, Flexible Spending Account Plans, Health Reimbursement Arrangement Plans and Health Savings Account Plans. For more information about these services, please visit our sister site at www.24hourflex.com.
About the President
With more than 20 years of experience, Nathan Carlson is recognized as a leader in the retirement industry. He is known for his high level of expertise and his keen ability to share his knowledge with clients in an understandable and practicable manner.
Nathan first joined Retirement Plan Services, Inc. (RPS) in 1986 to design database software for non-qualified compensation plans. Two years later he took over the company and grew it to one of the region’s most progressive administration companies serving companies of all sizes from 10 to 42,000 employees.
Nathan has earned the professional designation of Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) awarded by the Center for Fiduciary Studies. He also holds several American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) credentials including Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) and Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA). He is a member of the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators and is also a noted qualified plan speaker and lecturer.
Nathan received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Denver. He also has his Bachelor of Music Education from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nathan still enjoys exercising his creative side by playing music, woodworking and crafting inventive solutions to complex retirement needs.