LETORT TRUST HIRES JANAK M. AMIN AS ITS FIRST CEO
On: April 9, 2018 Filed Under: Member News
Camp Hill, PA (April 9, 2018) – LeTort Trust welcomes Janak M. Amin as chief executive officer, the first person to hold this newly created position. “Janak exceeds our criterion for this important new role,” explained Katie E. Clarke, LeTort’s president. “As owners and hands-on executives, we have been looking for someone to provide strategic leadership and guidance for our company. Janak has the perfect business acumen for the position, and he also appreciates and exemplifies the qualities of service and ethical standards that are so important to all of us and our clients.”
“Janak has a proven track record of leadership and a diverse skill set in financial services,” said Dan W. Eichelberger, LeTort’s chief investment officer. “We are confident that his expertise will complement our unique approach while maintaining our focus on the responsible growth of our family founded trust company.”
While this will be a new role for Amin, his relationship with the company spans several years. He first engaged with LeTort as a team lead for a bank in 2011 and continued as an independent consultant after he left the bank. He was later appointed to the LeTort Trust Board of Directors in January of 2017.
Amin served as an executive at Tower Bancorp, Graystone Tower Bank, Sovereign Bank, and Waypoint Bank. Most recently, he was executive vice president and co-president of Sunshine Bank in Florida from 2015 – 2018, and held the positions of executive vice president and market CEO of Pennsylvania for Susquehanna Bank from 2012 – 2014. Amin is a graduate of Liverpool University (U.K.) and obtained his MBA from Penn State University. He is a former member of the Young Presidents Organization and has held numerous board positions in central Pennsylvania –– including Penn State Harrisburg, Holy Spirit Hospital, Arc of Dauphin and Lebanon Counties, Harrisburg Symphony and more.
“Our industry is challenged by new and evolving regulatory initiatives, which Janak has shown successful leadership in navigating,” said Clarke. As CEO, Amin will be responsible for LeTort’s strategic direction, market and competitive insight, and organizational development.
“I am extremely humbled to begin this work,” said Amin. “LeTort has built a wonderful foundation –– recognized by clients and the community. We will position it for another generation of highly personal, dedicated service that helps our clients achieve financial independence and wealth.”
LeTort Trust is an independent trust company, providing comprehensive wealth management and qualified retirement plan services designed for the complex financial needs of businesses, institutions, and individuals.