Directed IRA provides industry leading self-directed IRA accounts to investors across the U.S. Most account holders at Directed IRA are using their retirement plan funds to invest in non-publicly traded investments such as real estate, LLC/LP, IRA/LLCs (aka, checkbook control IRAs), precious metals, notes, and Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Directed IRA is a trade-name of Directed Trust Company and was founded by tax attorneys Mat Sorensen, CEO, and Mark J. Kohler, CFO.