Former Bessemer Executive to Join Glenmede’s Management Committee
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 25, 2014
Glenmede, a privately-held and independent investment and wealth management firm, today announces that Christopher F. Poch joins as Director of Business Development and member of the Management Committee. Mr. Poch will oversee firm-wide initiatives to broaden the company’s client base across high-net-worth, family, endowment, foundation and institutional relationships. In this role, he will define the strategies and best practices leveraged by Glenmede’s business development professionals nationwide. Until recently, Mr. Poch served as Regional Director of the Mid-Atlantic region for Bessemer Trust. His appointment comes following the 2013 year-end retirement of Stan Broadbent.
“We could not be more pleased to welcome someone of Chris’ caliber to our management team,” said Chip Wilson, Executive Director of Relationship Management. “His professional accomplishments and vast experience will be instrumental as we continue to expand our presence in the high-net-worth and institutional investor realms.”
Mr. Poch will relocate from the Washington, D.C. area to the firm’s headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to his position with Bessemer, he served as Executive Vice President of LPL Financial and CEO of The Private Bank Company; Director of Wealth Management for Citigroup’s International Personal Banking group; and as a Managing Director of Smith Barney’s Global Private Wealth Management group.
Mr. Poch earned a B.A. from Villanova University and a certified investment management analyst certification from University of Pennsylvania, Wharton.
The Glenmede Trust Company, N.A., (“Glenmede”) is among the nation’s leading investment and wealth management firms with more than $25 billion of investable assets under management for high-net-worth individuals, families, family offices, endowment, foundation and institutional clients. Headquartered in Philadelphia, the firm has offices in Ohio, Delaware, New Jersey and New York. For further information, please visit www.glenmede.com.