Markem Corp., Keene, N.H., hired Portfolio Evaluations as the first investment consultant to its 401(k)/profit-sharing plan, said Deb Paxton, compensation and benefits manager. Retirement committee members wanted an independent firm to review the plan's performance and diversification, and they might add to the existing 19 investment options; the plan is "light on midcap," she said. Portfolio Evaluations is expected to begin its review in July; a date for completion has not been set. Fidelity is bundled provider. The plan has $82 million is assets, according to the Money Market Directory.