Bryn Mawr, Pa., December 15, 2017 – Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (”BMT”), has announced the expansion of their management team and appoints Kevin Tylus as President of BMT’s Banking Division effective December 15, 2017. Mr. Tylus was also appointed to the Board of Directors for Bryn Mawr Trust and will serve as a member on both the Risk Management and Wealth Committees. Mr. Tylus will report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer of Bryn Mawr Bank Corp., Frank Leto.
“Kevin is a proven leader with many years of experience in the financial services industry, having served in key leadership and community development capacities. BMT is thrilled to welcome him in a new role as the President of Bryn Mawr Trust’s Banking Division and we look forward to leveraging his expertise as a member of our Board of Directors,” said Frank Leto. “He will be integral in BMT’s growth and expansion into new markets while also leading our efforts to build and enhance our unique customer experience.”
Mr. Tylus added, “Bryn Mawr Trust has a wonderful reputation, a long history of success and a very strong market presence within Philadelphia and surrounding counties. Now with the Royal Bank acquisition complete, I am looking forward to our final systems conversion and focusing my attention on the newly combined BMT and Royal Banking team to capitalize on the strengths of our organization.”
Mr. Tylus served as President and CEO of Royal Bank America from 2012 until Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation’s acquisition of Royal Bank America on December 15, 2017. At Royal Bank, Mr. Tylus formed an executive team and executed a strategy that restored the bank from sustained recessionary losses to consistent profitability and growth. In 2016, Mr. Tylus received an “Outstanding CEO Award” from the Philadelphia Business Journal. Prior to Royal Bank, he served at PNC as Regional President of its Central New Jersey region, where he oversaw a market which represented 120 branches. He joined PNC from his role as President of Yardville National Bank, where he also served as a Board of Director for twelve years. Prior to joining Yardville, Mr. Tylus held progressively-responsible leadership positions in the financial services, insurance, and healthcare industries. Early in his career, Mr. Tylus was a management consultant with Touche Ross (now Deloitte Touche) where he became a Partner.
He received his bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa., where he serves as a Trustee and earned an MBA in finance from La Salle College in Philadelphia, Pa. He is a past member of the Franklin & Marshall College Leadership Council, the Chair of The Hun School of Princeton Board of Trustees and an active leader and influential voice for various community organizations. He resides in Somerset County, NJ with his wife Ginger.
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