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Ambassador Financial Group, Inc. Hires New Senior Vice President, Finance & Operations

263 Days ago

ALLENTOWN, PA--(Marketwired - Jan 11, 2016) - Ambassador Financial Group is pleased to announce the addition of Jack E. Payne, CFA, CFP to the firm as Senior Vice President, Finance & Operations. In this role Jack will be leading internal operations and strategic financial management to further enhance the firm's growth.

"The addition of Jack to our team is a natural evolutionary step to support Ambassador's continued growth and fulfill our mission to be a preeminent investment banking firm serving community banks and other financial services companies," said Co-Founder and Managing Principal Matthew Resch.

Jack comes to Ambassador Financial Group with significant financial management and advisory experience. Prior to this new role Jack spent fifteen years as Chief Investment Officer for JoycePayne Partners a fee-only wealth management firm with offices in Bethlehem, PA and Richmond, VA. Jack also spent nearly a decade with Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. a Fortune 500 company based in Allentown, PA. serving in a variety of corporate finance functions, that included investor relations, capital budgeting, international finance and treasury operations ending with the title of Financial Risk Manager. Jack began his career with PNC Financial Corp. as a credit analyst and Metropolitan Banking Officer based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Co-Founder and Managing Principal Robert Pachence added, "Despite the challenges faced by other investment banking firms in today's economy, marked by consolidation and downsizing, Ambassador is positioned to expand its platform in delivering tailored solutions to our clients. Jack's extensive financial experience, skill set, and expertise immediately enhance these capabilities tremendously.

Jack holds a BS in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. Jack is a Chartered Financial Analyst and member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia.

Away from the office, Jack enjoys golf, swimming, skiing, volleyball and being involved with music. At present Jack serves as Treasurer and Board of Director member for Youth Education in the Arts an Allentown, PA. based non-profit organization. Jack also cherishes his time with his wife Kelly and three sons.

Contacts:

Robert J. Pachence, Jr.
Managing Principal and Co-Founder
Ambassador Financial Group, Inc.
Email Contact
610.351.1633

Matthew T. Resch
Managing Principal and Co-Founder
Ambassador Financial Group, Inc.
Email Contact
610.351.1633