Bryn Mawr, Pa., April 5, 2016 – Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (“BMT”), has announced the appointment of James T. Barnes, CFA, CIPM, as Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income for BMT’s Wealth Management Division. Mr. Barnes is based in the Devon, Pa., office; he joined BMT on April 4, 2016.
“Jim Barnes is a well-credentialed investment professional with significant experience in fixed income management and product development,” said Gary Madeira, Executive Vice President and Head of BMT’s Wealth Management Division. “In addition to his investment acumen, his experience supervising trading activities, presenting to corporate boards, and acting as a public spokesman on investment topics will be a tremendous asset to our clients and BMT.”
Mr. Barnes joined BMT from National Penn Bank in Wyomissing, Pa., where he was Senior Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. Before that, he spent more than eight years with National Penn Investors Trust Company, also in Wyomissing, as Senior Fixed Income Manager and Director of Institutional Investments.
He is a regular author and commentator on economic and financial market matters, and his opinions have been quoted by national and local media.
Mr. Barnes holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement™ designation. He is a member of the board of directors and immediate past president of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. He is also a member of the CFA Institute.
Active in his community, Mr. Barnes is a member of the boards of directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem, Pa. and the Olivet Boys & Girls Club, a member of the Leadership Berks Alumni Council, and vice president of the Notre Dame Club of Reading, Pa.
Mr. Barnes earned a B.S. degree from Lehigh University and an MBA from the Mendoza College of Business at University of Notre Dame.