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Edward Garris Joins BMT Wealth Management as Vice President and Wealth Advisor

BRYN MAWR, Pa., Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bryn Mawr Trust (BMT), wholly owned by Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (BMTC), announced today that Edward Garris has joined as a Vice President and Wealth Advisor. He will report directly to Senior Vice President and Wealth Director Mark Bradford and will be based out of the Berwyn, Pa. Wealth Management office.

Edward will focus on developing and overseeing BMT’s ongoing relationships with clients and managing the delivery of wealth management services using his broad-based fiduciary knowledge and experience, in addition to bank resources, to identify opportunities for relationship enhancement.

“I am pleased to welcome Edward, who comes to us with experience in both wealth management and law.  This dual combination will be a great asset to our wealth management team,” said Bradford. “Edward will help build strategic relationships and use his knowledge of estate, intergenerational wealth transfer, and fiduciary income tax issues to plan and advise clients toward their goals they define for success.” 

Edward joins BMT from Wells Fargo, where he spent five years advising high-net-worth clients on tax, business succession, asset protection, estate planning, and charitable giving.  He was previously an associate attorney for Eccles & McIntosh, P.C., where he provided advice and legal counsel to tax-exempt organizations, small to mid-size businesses, and individuals and families. Edward is a graduate of University of Texas at Austin and holds a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology. He has finished coursework toward becoming a Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®).

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (BMTC), including its principal subsidiary, The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (BMT), was founded in 1889, and is headquartered in Bryn Mawr, Pa. BMT is a locally managed, premier financial services company providing retail and commercial banking; trust administration and wealth management; and insurance and risk management solutions. Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation has $4.74 billion in corporate assets and $14.82 billion in wealth assets under management, administration, supervision, and brokerage (as of 6/30/19). Today, the company operates 43 banking locations, five (5) wealth management offices and two (2) insurance and risk management locations in the following counties: Montgomery, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, and Dauphin Counties in Pennsylvania; New Castle County in Delaware; and Mercer and Camden Counties in New Jersey. For more information, visit bmt.com.

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Mark E. Bradford
Senior Vice President,
Wealth Director
BMT Wealth Management

Tina McDonald
Senior Vice President, Marketing

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