National Advisors Trust, a US-based trust and custodial services provider, has restructured its management team with senior hires.
John Sullivan has been appointed as the firm’s new CEO and John Abbuhl has been appointed to the new role of chief client officer.
Prior to joining National Advisors Trust, Sullivan served as CFO for several business units within JPMorgan Chase, including corporate trust, global investment management technology and operations, corporate finance, and 401(K) recordkeeping.
Abbuhl has experience in managing trust and custody services technology, mergers and acquisitions, and developing and implementing wealth management strategies. He also served as a wealth manager at Bank of America/ US Trust. Most recently, he served as director of global services analytics at Fiserv.
Additionally, Colleen Berry, who joined the firm as vice president in August, has been named to the newly created role of director of product management.
Berry has wealth management experience, including trust operations, trust administration, client service, relationship management, and product management. Prior to joining the company, she served as associate director of major gifts at Haverford College in Pennsylvania.
Jim Combs, CEO of National Advisors Trust, said: "Sullivan, Abbuhl, and Berry are highly experienced wealth management executives who have the vision and leadership to build upon the success of the company.
"With these additions to the management team, National Advisors Trust will create opportunities to serve more wealth advisors by providing world-class trust and custody services."