SAN ANTONIO, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment Professionals Inc. (IPI), a leading provider of investment services to community banks, announced today that Eclipse Bank, a $135 million financial institution headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has selected IPI to provide Investment and Wealth Management Services to its customers as Eclipse Financial Group.
As a locally owned and operated bank, Eclipse Bank began in 2005 with the wisdom to build slowly into an enduring community asset. Today with over $135 million in assets, Eclipse Bank provides advanced technology, personalized banking and unparalleled customer service.
Steve Stratton, President and CEO for Eclipse Bank, qualifies the IPI decision, "IPI challenges the status quo by thinking and executing differently. The IPI program is thoroughly designed and easy to implement. IPI professionals have exceeded our expectations from the first introduction through recruiting our #1 candidate financial consultant, Samuel Morton, now Eclipse Financial Group's VP Financial Advisor. We are very excited about our new alliance with IPI".
Successfully specializing in on-site delivery of investment programs for community banks and other financial institutions, IPI currently partners with more than 130 financial institutions across the country, whose assets range from $35 million to over $6 billion. IPI has more than $5.8 billion under management for over 90,000 clients. IPI has no debt and currently employs over 300 people.
Jay McAnelly, President and CEO of IPI, states, "We are proud to have been selected by Eclipse Bank and excited to help them build a successful investment program. From its client-first approach to recognition for excellent customer service, Eclipse Bank is exactly the kind of institution we look for in a partner."
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