PenChecks Adds Midwest Regional Sales Director

August 1, 2012 ( - PenChecks, Inc. hired industry veteran Ray Zittlow, AIF, as its Midwest regional sales director.

His efforts will focus on establishing strategic partnerships with national and regional retirement plan recordkeepers and administrators. Zittlow draws on 17 years of experience with First Mercantile and MassMutual Retirement Services, where he worked closely with third-party administrators (TPAs) to develop alliances with recordkeepers and advisers.   

“Ray has a keen understanding of the relationships between plan sponsors, advisers, recordkeepers and administrators and knows how to help them demonstrate value,” said Peter Preovolos, president of PenChecks. “We are confident he will make a significant contribution to PenChecks’ growth as he helps others establish better and more cost effective distribution solutions.”