Boyer & Ritter LLC and LeTort Trust hire Jewel Cooper as joint Business Development Director

Posted On On: January 4, 2017 Categories Filed Under: Member News

CAMP HILL, PA (1/3/17)Jewel Cooper, who currently chairs the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC), has been hired in a shared arrangement as Business Development Director for Boyer & Ritter CPAs and Consultants and their strategic partner, LeTort Trust.

jewel“With over 30 years’ experience in the region, Jewel has built an impressive résumé of accomplishments in banking and finance that began with relationship building and networking,’’ said Boyer & Ritter principal and CEO Robert J. Murphy, CPA, CVA/ABV.

“In this unique shared arrangement between Boyer & Ritter and LeTort Trust, Jewel will spearhead the creation of more formalized business development initiatives for each firm,’’ Murphy said. “She has the experience and ability to guide both organizations in maximizing their resources in market intelligence, competitive intelligence and training.’’

Cooper, who previously served as Business Development Officer, Senior Vice President at BB&T Bank, has deep roots in the Central Pennsylvania community. In addition to chairing CREDC, she serves on the boards of the United Way of the Capital Region, Dixon University Center and the YWCA and is a past president of the Rotary Club of Harrisburg.

“Jewel is a talented and experienced financial professional who will be a tremendous addition to both firms,’’ said LeTort President Katie Clarke. “Jewel’s wealth of industry knowledge and community connections will help us better serve the needs of our clients.’’

About Boyer & Ritter LLC and LeTort Trust

For nearly a century, Boyer & Ritter LLC has provided accounting, auditing, tax, and consulting services to businesses of varying sizes and industries throughout Pennsylvania and the continental United States. Boyer & Ritter has offices in Camp Hill, Carlisle, Chambersburg, and State College. For more information, go to

LeTort Trust is a private Trust Company, providing comprehensive Qualified Retirement Plan and Wealth Management services designed for the complex financial needs of businesses, institutions and individuals. For further information on LeTort Trust, please visit our website at