DENVER, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Trust Company of America today announced
the appointment of Robert R. Paradise to its Board of Directors. Until his
retirement earlier this year, Mr. Paradise was publisher of Barron's, The Dow
Jones Business and Financial Weekly.
"Bob brings a strong communications and media background coupled with an
extensive knowledge of the financial services industry which will be a welcome
addition to our Board," said Stephen A. Finn, Trust Company's Chairman,
President and CEO. "We're very pleased that he is joining us."
Mr. Paradise has had a distinguished career in financial publishing and
communications. He joined Dow Jones in 1961 and served on the staff of The
Wall Street Journal in positions of increasing responsibility until 1985 when
he was appointed Vice President/Administration of the Dow Jones Magazine and
International Groups. In 1987 he was named President of Dow Jones South, the
firm's South American publishing affiliate. In 1988 Mr. Paradise assumed the
position of publisher of Barron's while continuing his responsibilities for
Dow Jones South and the Magazine Group. In 1995 he assumed the added
responsibility of CEO of Dow Jones Financial Publishing, the publishers of
Investment Advisor, Asset Management and Realty Stock Review.
"I am attracted by the ambitious agenda that Trust Company of America has
established," said Mr. Paradise. "I wholeheartedly support their aggressive
growth plans to become the premier provider of support services for
independent financial advisors."
Trust Company of America is an independent trust company chartered by the
State of Colorado and regulated by the State Division of Banking. Founded in
1972, Trust Company and its affiliated companies provide back office
administrative support and custodial services for financial advisors, brokers,
investment companies and money managers.
SOURCE Trust Company of America