NEW YORK, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc., the holding company for Esquire Bank, a leading provider of financial services to the legal industry, announced today the appointment of Janet Hill to the Company's Board of Directors. Mrs. Hill's appointment increases the size of the Esquire board to 15 members and comes at a time of important growth and opportunities for the Company.
"Janet Hill is the perfect addition to Esquire's board as the Company expands the breadth and scope of its business activities," said Dennis Shields, Executive Chairman of the Board. "Mrs. Hill's leadership experience, business acumen and financial services background will be significant assets to Esquire as we move forward into new sectors and geographies. The entire Esquire team will certainly benefit from her expertise and counsel," stated Andrew C. Sagliocca, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Janet Hill is a principal at Hill Family Advisors, where she oversees the family's assets and investments. She retired in 2010 after thirty years owning and managing Alexander & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm where she provided advice and counseling to major corporations on policies and procedures to achieve and maintain an inclusive workforce. Mrs. Hill is currently a member of the boards of directors of Wendy's, Dean Foods and the Carlyle Group as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of Duke University. She was appointed by President Obama as a Trustee at the Kennedy Center and is also a Commissioner of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. Mrs. Hill has a BA from Wellesley College and an MA from the University of Chicago, both in Mathematics.
"I am honored to join the Esquire Board and have been impressed with the Company's growth and achievements over the past few years as well as its focus on delivering superior client service," added Janet Hill. "I look forward to working with an exceptional Board and executive team to take advantage of the opportunities ahead and further build on Esquire's record of success."
About Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc.
Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. is the bank holding company for Esquire Bank, N.A., a full service commercial bank dedicated to serving the financial needs of the legal industry as well as commercial and retail customers in the New York Metro market. Esquire's expertise, focus and strong capital base provide a solid foundation to meet our clients' needs. The bank offers tailored products and solutions to the legal community and their clients. Esquire is headquartered in Garden City, N.Y. and has offices in New York City and Palm Beach, Florida. For more information, visit www.esquirebank.com.
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