Bryn Mawr, Pa., February 7, 2017 – Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (”BMT”), has announced the appointment of Neil Orechiwsky, as Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Capital Markets, effective January 5, 2017. Mr. Orechiwsky will be based at BMT’s facilities in Devon, Pennsylvania, and will report to Michael Harrington, Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer.
“Neil has extensive experience in building capital markets capabilities at commercial banks, specifically in interest rate derivative, foreign exchange, and trade finance services” said Mike Harrington. “BMT hired Neil to lead the development of a new Capital Markets platform to expand and enhance the scope of capabilities offered to commercial clients.” He continued, “Our Capital Markets Group positions us strategically as a premier provider of a full range of commercial risk management products and expertise with BMT’s hallmark relationship service at a community level.”
Mr. Orechiwsky joins BMT from First Niagara Bank, where he served as the Managing Director of Derivative Products and Foreign Exchange for their Capital Markets division. Prior to this, he founded and led the Capital Markets division for Susquehanna Bank where he was responsible for the Interest Rate Derivatives, Foreign Exchange, and Global Trade Finance business units. Mr. Orechiwsky previously led client advisory services for the Financial Institutions Group at the boutique advisory firm, Chatham Financial.
Before entering the private sector, Mr. Orechiwsky was an Airborne-qualified, active duty officer in the US Army. He served two combat tours in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division and was twice awarded the Bronze Star. He attended Villanova University, earning a Bachelor of Arts. He currently resides in Montgomery County with his wife and three children.
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