Place Trade Financial CEO Named to 5th Annual Big Bad Ball Board

June 01, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
RALEIGH, NC – Sarah M. Place, President & CEO of Place Trade Financial, Inc., has been named a board member for the 5th Annual Big Bad Ball. This black tie event is hosted by the Young Executives Board of the Capital City Club and benefits Hospice of Wake County. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at 7 p.m. at the Capital City Club in Raleigh.

Last year’s event was attended by more than 450 people, raised more than $120,000 and included live music, a silent auction, door prizes and a $10,000 raffle.

“It is truly an honor to serve on the Board,” said Place. “Hospice benefits so many people and I look forward to helping to make this year’s fundraiser a huge success.”

About Sarah M. Place:
Sarah M. Place, MBA, President & CEO of Place Trade Financial, Inc., (Member NASD, SIPC), has over seventeen years experience in the financial services industry. She is active in The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, including Leadership Raleigh (LR21), a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), a member of the Capital City Club’s Trendsetter’s Board as well as being a board member for the 5th Annual Big Bad Ball. She is a member of the Louisa St. Clair Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and has been involved in several other charities and local activities. Sarah has been a sought-after speaker for well over a decade. She has presented topics including economic issues, investments and retirement planning to numerous groups over the years including the Tufts University Alumni Association and the Cary Jaycees. She is a contributing writer for several publications including the Carolina Newswire, the NC Journal for Women and NC Career Networking magazine.

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