Entrust Northeast, LLC, headquartered in Verona, New Jersey, has promoted Jennifer Bzik from account manager to operations manager. She is responsible for overseeing all office operations including transaction processing as well as compliance and regulatory issues. With the company since 2005, Bzik is highly knowledgeable on the intricacies of IRS regulations surrounding self-directed retirement plans. She will continue to assist clients, business associates, and others who need more information about their retirement investment options.

"As our company expands in the tristate area, with offices now in Manhattan and Stamford, Connecticut," notes Jaime Raskulinecz, Entrust CEO, "we are excited to have Jennifer assume more management responsibilities. She has been a dedicated employee who has gained tremendous expertise in self-directed retirement plan options over the past five years." Bzik has been awarded the Certified IRA Services Professional (CISP) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB), a nonprofit organization sponsored by the American Bankers Association, in Washington, DC. This designation is awarded to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of IRA services.

Bzik is a graduate of Rider University with a degree in finance. She lives in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Entrust Northeast, LLC, headquartered in Verona, New Jersey, is a professional third-party administrator of truly self-directed retirement plans. The company is one of the first and only area companies to enable investors to harness their IRA assets to purchase a wide array of nontraditional investments, such as real estate, notes and mortgages, private placements, accounts receivables, limited partnerships, hedge funds, and gold and other precious metals. Covering central and northern New Jersey, and all of New York and Connecticut, Entrust Northeast is part of The Entrust Group, the nation's largest network of locally owned and operated offices offering self-directed retirement plans. Entrust Northeast works with individuals who opt to self-direct their retirement plans.

For more information on self-directing a retirement plan, visit www.EntrustNortheast.com, call 888-857-8058, 212-672-1953, or 203-564-1560, or e-mail Info@EntrustNortheast.com.