Invesmart, the Pittsburgh-based retirement financial services firm, today announced that Kent Buckles has been named CEO of the firm effective immediately. He replaces Craig Kirsh, who served as acting CEO for the past year.

Kirsh, who specializes in taking companies public, was named acting CEO after Jeb Britton, the firm’s original CEO left. At the time, going public was a consideration for Invesmart, a spokesman for the firm said. Because that is no longer part of the company plan, Invesmart hired a permanent CEO and Kirsh left the firm to pursue other opportunities, the spokesperson said.

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