Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce the placement of Jeff Savage as CEO of Inspire Trust Company. In his new role, Savage will oversee the strategic development of the trust company in formation. He will be responsible for establishing the operational capabilities of the trust company, developing a customer-centric technology platform and back-office support system to support the growth of the business long-term. Prior to joining Inspire Trust, Savage spent over 25 years at Wells Fargo, most recently as Head of Specialized Wealth Services.
In addition, Allison Ferris has been named Chief Fiduciary Officer, starting up and building out a scalable fiduciary function. Ferris spent her entire career at Wells Fargo in roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as Senior Vice President and National Director of Special Needs Trust Services.
“Chartwell Partners is pleased to have partnered with the Inspire investor group to conduct a thorough national search for a proven trust executive,” said Scott Petty, Managing Partner of Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice. “Jeff and Allison bring proven trust company leadership for Inspire.”
About Chartwell Partners
Chartwell Partners is a retained senior executive and board of director search firm. Founded in 2005, the firm serves a variety of industries across the nation. Chartwell’s Financial Services Practice, led by Scott Petty, has conducted more than 300 successful executive search assignments for over 50 clients during the last decade. The team prides themselves on their reputation of consistency, confidentiality, and long-term success of their placements.