Greenacres, FL (PRWEB) January 14, 2007
401kWire, the leading online publication specializing in the 401(k) industry, has announced its top 50 most influential professionals. Fred Barstein, 401kExchange's President and CEO, was ranked as the 19th out of the top 50.
"Influence can come having the financial resources to buy a competitor or create and market a new product." According the 401kWire. "It can stem from a new idea that is -- or will be -- widely adopted or authoring a piece of legislation that changes the industry. It can also be as simple as holding the respect of one's peers so one's ideas can be widely spread and acted upon."
In his profile, 401kWire stated:
Barstein has become one of the most quoted figures in the industry because of his unique position in the marketplace…Barstein has a rolodex and meeting log unparalleled in the industry and the insight to see where things are going before others.
The polls opened in early December 2006, when 401kwire.com visitors could nominate their peers for their outstanding influence in the 401(k) industry. The list quickly grew to over 150 nominees from top influencers in recordkeeping to attorneys to entrepreneurs and more before closing at noon on December 22, 2006.
Fred Barstein replied in response to his nomination and ranking in 401kwire, "It's an honor to be recognized by my peers. Whatever I have been able to accomplish is only because other industry professionals have been so generous with their time and insights. 401kExchange's goal is to provide information, services and products that might help our client help their clients."
Founded by Fred Barstein in 1996, 401kExchange has helped employer plan sponsors, retirement advisors, and 401(k) service providers make intelligent decisions about retirement plans with industry-leading market intelligence and analysis. 401kExchange provides the information and analytical tools needed to ensure sound, yet cost-effective retirement plans.
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