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Janet Thompson


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Janet is a Principal at CBIZ Retirement Plan Services’ Cottonwood office. Janet is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries and has earned the designation of Certified Pension Consultant (CPC).

As a Principal, Janet specializes in the design and administration of defined benefit and defined contribution plans. She serves as relationship manager for many defined benefit and defined contribution clients. CBIZ Retirement Plan Services has been named one of PLANADVISER’S Top 100 Retirement Advisers multiple years in a row.

Janet sits on the steering committee of the Employee Benefits Institute of Kansas City, acting as chair in 2002.  She serves on the board of Awesome Ambitions and currently chairs the board of Higher M-Pact, organizations serving Kansas City’s youth. She was a 2011 honoree of The Women’s Foundation of Kansas City “A Celebration of Women” and recognized in 2012 by the Kansas City Business Journal as one of its 25 “Women Who Mean Business”.

Prior to joining CBIZ, Janet worked for The Cottonwood Group, which was acquired by CBIZ in 2015. She was managing director of the Kansas City office of Palmer & Clay and a partner with DeFrain Mayer. Janet was also the Manager of Alexander & Alexander Consulting Group. In addition, she has held prior consulting and administrative positions with Business Men’s Assurance Company (BMA), Fringe Benefits Design (FBD) and Deferred Compensation Administrators (DCA), a Minneapolis based firm. 

Janet received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Welfare from the University of Minnesota. Janet and her husband Ed live in Shawnee, Kansas. They have three children - Brandon, Stephanie and Sydney.  In her leisure, she enjoys cooking with friends, family travel and spending time with her granddaughter, Kyrie.

Professional Designations

  • Certified Pension Consultant (CPC)

Associated Offices

Overland Park - CBIZ Retirement Plan Services - Overland Park 6900 College Boulevard
Suite 300
Overland ParkKS  66211

Rankings/recognition by unaffiliated rating services/publications should not be construed as a guarantee of a certain level of results if CBIZ Retirement Plan Services (CBIZ RPAS) is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services. Rankings published by media sources are generally based on information prepared by the recognized advisor.

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