PRLog - May 18, 2011 - FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Fort Wayne, IN – May 18, 2011 – Baden Retirement Plan Services, a leading independent third party administration firm, today announced that it has appointed Brian Smith as Sales Manager. In this position, Mr. Smith will be responsible for developing business relationships and increasing sales among insurance company and mutual fund wholesalers, and financial advisors in the Midwest.
Brian Smith-Baden Retirement Plan Services
“Since 1991, Baden’s professionals have provided one-on-one service for all aspects of retirement plan implementation and ongoing administration to clients across the U.S. but primarily in the Midwest. We look forward to increasing our client base in the Midwest through Brian’s efforts,” said Tom Ackmann, Vice President at Baden Retirement Plan Services.
Mr. Smith has over twelve years of retirement plan industry experience which he gained at Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. and Guardian Financial Services. He has built working relationships with retirement plan product wholesalers, financial advisors who focus on the retirement plan market place and mutual fund DCIO partners. He has proven experience in developing retirement solutions for a wide range of qualified plans including 401(k) and profit sharing plans that are designed especially for the needs of business owners and their employees. He also specializes in helping financial advisors find opportunities to grow their practices.
Mr. Smith earned a marketing degree at The Ohio State University and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Auditor™ (AIFA™) and a Plan Sponsor Retirement Professional PSRP.
About Baden Retirement Plan Services
With more than 20 years of industry experience, Baden Retirement Plan Services, an Ascensus® company, is an independent third party administrator with its primary client base in the Midwest. Its teamwork approach, based on a cooperative effort between the company, financial advisors and plan sponsors, affords its clients the flexibility to select among the best-in-class products and services available in the retirement plan industry. Because Baden is not associated with any particular investment fund, and is not licensed to manage assets or provide financial advice, its fees are based solely on administration and compliance services. For more information, visit www.badenrps.com.
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Third party administrator of 401(k) plans that offers plan design flexiblity, product choice and personal service to its clients; focus is on client's goals and plan compliance with IRS and DOL rules. Fees are transparent and based on services provided.