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Douglas A. Conkel, CPC, QPA

Dallas, TX, US

Tel: +1 214 8635500

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Professional Designations

  • Certified Pension Consultant (CPC), American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries
  • Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA), American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries


  • BS, Economics and Finance, University of Texas, Dallas

Current Responsibility

Doug Conkel is a principal with Milliman’s Employee Benefits Administration Practice. He joined the firm in 1994.


Doug has worked in the pension industry for his entire professional career, starting as a youth in his father’s pension firm. This extensive background enhances his ability to effectively assist clients with every aspect of their retirement programs.

He has more than 30 years of experience in the employee benefits industry. He began his career working for a Dallas-based third party administration firm loading payrolls, conducting transactions, reconciling plans, preparing Form 5500s, discrimination testing, and document work. During this time Doug pursued and obtained his CPC and QPA designations from ASPPA. This hands-on background provided a foundation for Doug and his career at Milliman.

Doug has worked at Milliman for 25 years and he currently serves as a senior benefits consultant and relationship manager within the Defined Contribution Administration Business Unit. In this role he assists clients with plan design, implementation, communication, compliance, and operational processing effectiveness. He is responsible for strategic planning with his clients and he participants in retirement committee meetings as a partner/consultant and the client’s advocate to Milliman.

Doug has written several articles and presented at industry conferences covering topics from fee transparency, retirement readiness to mergers and acquisitions.


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