Appleton, Wis. (January 17, 2007)   Fiduciary Partners Inc., the only independent and privately owned trust company of its kind in the state of Wisconsin, today announced Richard H. Gamble has joined the firm as a shareholder and vice president.  Gamble brings 25 years of trust and legal experience, including more than 10 years of professional trust services experience, to Fiduciary Partners.  As one of the firm’s partners, he will manage and enhance the company’s already rapid growth.  Fiduciary Partners achieved record revenue and growth in 2006, with trust assets more than doubling in the past two years.


“We are excited about the growth we have seen in our first five years.  Our clients appreciate the personal and professional service that comes from an independent trust company and Dick has embodied that his entire career,” said Pete Rogers, president of Fiduciary Partners.  “Dick will bring experienced leadership to every aspect of our business.”


Prior to joining Fiduciary Partners, Gamble was a partner at Silton, Seifert, Carlson & Gamble, S.C., an Appleton area law firm where he specialized in estate planning, trusts, and probate settlement.  Before that, he served as a trust officer and office manager at Bank One’s (now Chase) Appleton location.


Fiduciary Partners provides trust services to individuals, families, charities and retirement plans, and custody services to independent investment managers.  The company was founded in 2001 with a handful of clients and a vision of providing trust services in a new way.  Fiduciary Partners does not manage money, instead partnering with investment managers to provide unbiased, personalized trust services to its clients.  In five years, the trust assets of the firm have grown to over $400 million.


“Joining the Fiduciary Partners team is an exceptional opportunity for me to work with a group of smart, successful, service-oriented people.  The company’s innovative service model and approach provide outstanding growth potential,” Gamble said.  “I look forward to continued growth and to delivering superior trust services throughout Wisconsin.”


Fiduciary Partners Inc., headquartered in Appleton, Wis., is a privately owned, independent trust company providing trustee and custody services in a unique way, by partnering with money managers and offering personal service to each of its clients.  For more information about Fiduciary Partners Inc., visit the company’s website at www.fiduciarypartners.com.