About Us

Premier Retirement Plan Consulting

The MasterpieceLiden, Nestle, Soled & Associates, Inc. (LNS) was established in 1989 as a premier retirement plan consulting and third-party administrative firm in Southern California.

Guiding and counseling business owners, management and their advisors in all aspects of qualified retirement plans is our raison d’etre.

As a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) and the National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA), LNS provides our clients with the utmost professional plan administration at a reasonable fee.

Our clients range in size from sole proprietorships to companies with 1,000 employees.


Raymond W. Liden, AIF, APA

Raymond W. Liden, APA (Accredited Pension Administrator) and AIF (Accredited Investment Fiduciary) excels at personalized, custom qualified plans. Integration of the client’s specific personal and business objectives/goals requires the optimum use of the complicated and arcane Internal Revenue Code and regulations governing qualified plans. Long-term relationships confirm the continued attention to the attainment of each client’s vision of tax reduction and retirement security.

Lynn Nestle, Vice President

Lynn Nestle is a qualified retirement plan consultant and benefits advisor to the clients of LNS with over 40 years of experience. She works closely with her clients to ensure that their plan’s design continues to fulfill the goals and objectives outlined for them. A close working relationship with her clients’ investment advisors provides them with access to the newest developments in the employee benefits field.

Judy Soled, Vice President

Judy Soled, QPA and APA, is head of plan administration for LNS. She provides consulting and administration expertise for the firm’s clients, while monitoring complicated tax filing and disclosure issues. She serves as a sounding board for her clients’ plan objectives and their long-term retirement dreams.

Holly L. Scott, CPC, QKA, CFP®

Holly L. Scott, CPC, QKA, CFP®, is an enrolled retirement plan agent. She has served as president of the LA chapter of National Institute of Pension Administrators, co-chair for their NAFE annual nationwide conference, and on Committee for the LA APC regional conference for American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries. Holly has been involved in all aspects of qualified retirement plans for over 25 years. Her technical expertise, superb client communications, and creative problem resolution skills keep her clients happy and their plans in compliance.

Debe Pennington, APA, APM

Debe Pennington, APA and APM, is a benefit strategist at Liden, Nestle, Soled & Associates, Inc. For over 20 years, she has coached and assisted business owners on establishing benefit plans that result in significant wealth accumulation. Her in-depth knowledge of pension law and customized qualified plan designs has mitigated excessive tax levies for her clients. Debe’s specialty is translating complicated tax regulations into easy to understand and sometimes amusing lessons. Ms. Pennington takes pride in her work and demonstrates a high level of integrity and passion, expert advice, and caring support that she knows will improve peoples’ lives.

Contact Us

Liden, Nestle, Soled & Associates, Inc.
2535 Townsgate Road #110
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Phone: (818) 991-8871
Fax: (818) 889-1055
Email: info@lnstpa.com

CALL US:  818-991-8871    FAX:  818-889-1055    EMAIL:   info@lnstpa.com