Tom Anderson is the President, CEO and Founder of Pensco Trust Company and Pensco, Inc. He is a nationally recognized expert, author, and speaker on the topic of self-directed IRAs and plans. In addition, Mr. Anderson focuses on how investors can increase their wealth-building potential with real estate, private equity, and other alternative investments in their retirement accounts. He has contributed to articles in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Time, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Smart Money, Kiplinger's and many others; has hosted his own radio show; created educational materials for the AICPA, and has appeared on CNBC's Power Lunch television show. Mr. Anderson has also testified before the IRS and the Department of Labor on matters related to IRAs.