The Retirement Advantage Names Emily Hooyman Plan Installation Manager

The Retirement Advantage Strengthens Resources With Emily Hooyman As Plan Installation Manager
APPLETON, Wis. - Jan. 7, 2015 - PRLog -- The Retirement Advantage, Inc. (TRA), an industry-leading retirement plan solutions provider announces the appointment of Emily Hooyman as Plan Installation Manager. Hooyman will be responsible for overseeing the quality and quantity of work produced by the Installation Department. Hooyman will report to Michelle Zentner, TRA’s Director of Operations.

Leading the Plan Installation team, Hooyman’s primary task is integrating our plan installation services with our plan provider partners to provide a seamless onboarding experience for our new business clients. Hooyman will also monitor internal policies and procedures to ensure Plan Installation service levels meet or exceed commitments made to clients within regulatory guidelines. In addition she will be coaching and developing staff members through performance management, goal setting, training and effective employee relations.

"Emily brings excellent knowledge and a new perspective that will enhance our installation efforts. As we continue to build a first-class organization to meet the ever-expanding needs of our clients, it's critical for us to have someone with extensive experience and demonstrated accomplishments in this role," said Zentner. "We are thrilled to have a seasoned veteran like Emily join our team."

“I am very excited to be starting at TRA and applying my years of experience toward advancing the installation processes,” said Hooyman.” I am fortunate to be joining such a respected team and looking forward to contributing toward TRA’s impressive growth.”

Hooyman joins TRA with 18 years’ experience in leadership, compliance, consultation, project management, sales, training and retirement administration in financial services and qualified plans market. Hooyman graduated from University of Wisconsin Green Bay with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; with an emphasis on Finance, and a Minor in Financial Accounting. She has also earned her Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA®), American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent (ERPA®) and Accredited Pension Administrator (APA®) designations.

About The Retirement Advantage:
The Retirement Advantage, Inc. (TRA) is a premier third party administrator that specializes in administration, consultation and compliance of retirement plans for small, privately held businesses nationwide. Currently TRA services more than 4,500 plan sponsors, 250,000 plan participants and has more than $4 billion in retirement assets under its administration. For additional information, please visit and

TRA’s free mobile app is available for download from Apple’s iTunes Store and the Google Play Store simply by searching for “The Retirement Advantage.”

Matt Schoneman

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