FT. WORTH, Texas, June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TMI Trust Company (TMI), a Texas based corporate trust company, announces the addition of Steven B. Eason as President, Dennis D. Gillespie as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Thomas H. Caruth as Senior Vice President, Business Development.
Eason and Gillespie are nearly 30-year veterans of corporate trust and joined TMI on January 1, 2016 following 13-year careers with Deutsche Bank National Trust Company where Mr. Eason was the senior manager of Public Finance Trust Services and served on the Board of Directors, and Mr. Gillespie was a Director and regional manager of corporate trust.
Together they will facilitate the expansion of TMI as a full-service corporate trust provider in both the corporate and public finance markets.
"Steve and Dennis are highly respected in the corporate trust arena and bring a wealth of industry knowledge and executive management experience to TMI," commented Anthony A. Guthrie, Executive Chairman of TMI Trust Company. "Steve helped us author the new vision for TMI and he possesses exactly the skills needed to build a strong team to carry out that vision."
"I am honored to work with Tony and Bob (Robert C. Finley, CEO of TMI Trust Company)," Eason said. "Their commitment to invest in and grow TMI is a strong statement and TMI is well positioned to utilize the strength of our people, to deliver innovative, risk controlled solutions to our clients."
Tom Caruth joined TMI in February as Senior Vice President, Business Development with an emphasis on escrows.
About TMI Trust Company
TMI was founded in 1954 as a specialized trust service provider for individuals and organizations. For 62 years, TMI has provided superior corporate trust services to church and nonprofit bond issues and for 20 years has served as custodian for thousands of self-directed IRAs.
In 2014, TMI was purchased by Reliance Financial Corporation whose subsidiary Reliance Trust Company's church and nonprofit services division is the nation's largest trustee for church and nonprofit bond issues. The two entities combined under the TMI brand, and the resulting company offers the most seasoned and knowledgeable leadership and staff in the industry, with nearly 100 combined years of corporate trust experience.
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