Thursday, March 30, 2017

About Us

It is a pleasure to introduce our staff.  Take a moment to get acquainted and if you have specific concerns or questions regarding a certain area, please contact us.  We will do our best to answer questions and address your concerns in a timely, efficient manner. 

Below are key employees of David K. Young Consulting, LLC.  There are a total of fifteen employees associated with DKY with a wide range of experience in employee benefits and insurance.  DKY also has outsourcing options contracted and used to round out the staff during peak times of work load for the firm, and to provide ongoing accounting support for our retirement plan administration department.

David K. Young, Partner/Founder

  • BA (McMurry University) and MPA (Angelo State University) degrees
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania & IFEBP)
  • Certificate to Conduct Retirement Planning Seminars for the National Council of the Aging
  • Board Member of SPARK Institute, Inc.
  • Member of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialist
  • A professional member of the Society for Human Resource Management
  • Over 30 years of employee benefit administration expertise
  • Community Service includes:
    • Three (3) years as Commander of Bexar County Senior Squadron Civil Air Patrol
    • Special Ops Officer in charge of Counter Drug and Homeland Security for South Texas, Civil Air Patrol
    • Director and Mission Pilot for Skycross, Inc., a non-profit organization helping the extremely poor, near or on the Texas/Mexican border.

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Harold L. Slade, Senior Retirement Plan Administrator

  • BS (University of Michigan)
  • Over 40 years of defined benefit and defined contribution experience

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James Kalmer, Retirement Plan Administrator

  • BS (University of Central Florida)
  • Retirement Plan Fundamentals Certificate through ASPPA
  • Continuing education towards QKA credentails through ASPPA
  • Over 5 years retirement plan administration experience

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CynDe Young, Operations Manager and COBRA Administrator

  • BA (McMurry University)
  • Over 21 years of work experience in the insurance industry
  • SCLA and AIC Designations
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James Pedraza, Retirement Plan Administrator

  • BS (University of Southern Mississippi)
  • Over 18 years retirement plan experience
  • Continuing education towards certifications through ASPPA
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Holly Kalmer, Operations & Accounting

  • BA (Baylor University) and MA (University of Delaware)
  • Group Benefits Associate (GBA) through Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania & IFEBP
  • Retirement Plan Fundamentals Certificate through ASPPA
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