Place Trade Financial Welcomes Rachel Wing as Head of Business Development

Raleigh, NC, May 02, 2008 --( Sarah M. Place, President & CEO of Place Trade Financial, Inc., [Member FINRA, SIPC], (, a full service, discount broker and online trading firm, announced that Rachel A. Wing has joined the firm as head of Business Development. In this position, Ms. Wing will work closely with Financial Advisors and senior management to enhance brand development and increase market share.

Ms. Wing joins Place Trade after gaining valuable experience with VMW Logistic, Inc. and XM Satellite Radio in Washington, D.C. Ms. Wing studied at Franklin & Marshall College and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI. She has recently relocated to Raleigh to spend more time with her family.

Rachel’s commitment to community service fits well within Place Trade’s corporate culture. Among her many charitable and community service experiences Rachel has helped children via her mission trip to poverty stricken areas of the Dominican Republic where she aided in health care and helped to build a hospital with fellow church members. She has mentored teenage girls who were challenged with severe behavioral problems and mental illness and has been an active member in the Chamber of Commerce as well as BNI.

“We are proud to welcome Ms. Wing to our Raleigh office,” said Place. “Her marketing experience along with her work ethic and enthusiasm will be a real asset for Place Trade as we continue to grow.”

“I am very excited to join Place Trade Financial,” said Wing. “I look forward to sharing my experiences and assisting Place Trade as they execute their expansion strategy.

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About Place Trade Financial, Inc.:
Place Trade Financial, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC (, is a global full service, discount brokerage firm with online trading. Founded in Lillington, NC; Place Trade opened its first Triangle branch office in Raleigh, NC in 2002. Place Trade appeals to clients with various investment needs, by offering a range of products and services - including stocks, options, mutual funds, ETFs, CDs, extensive fixed income securities, online trading, IPOs, no-fee IRAs and low margin rates. Additional services include Wealth Management, college and retirement planning, 401(k) rollovers and business retirement plans. Place Trade Financial, Inc. is a member of the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and is a Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) registered firm.

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