Bryn Mawr, Pa., July 12, 2017 – Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (”BMT”), has announced the appointment of Michael LaPlante as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, effective July 10, 2017. Mr. LaPlante will report directly to Chief Financial Officer, Michael Harrington.
“Michael brings deep accounting experience and expertise to his new position, making him an ideal individual to support BMT as Chief Accounting Officer,” said Mike Harrington, continuing, “BMT will greatly benefit from his understanding of the financial accounting dynamics required to support our continued expansion and growth. We welcome him to Bryn Mawr Trust.”
Mr. LaPlante has more than 20 years of progressive experience in SEC and regulatory reporting, controllership, and accounting operations. He joins BMT from The Bank of Princeton, where he served as Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President. Prior to that, he was a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s National Financial Services Practice. Mr. LaPlante also previously served as Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller at First National Bank of Chester County.
Mr. LaPlante earned his BA, Accounting from Fox School of Business and Management – Temple University, and holds a CPA Certification. He currently resides in Newtown, PA with his wife and two daughters.
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