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Al Hanser, Founder and Chairman of The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company, announced the hire of Jeffrey A. Muddell, Senior Vice President, Wealth Services. Muddell will meet with individuals and families to discuss their financial and lifestyle needs and address how The Trust Company can best apply resources to uphold their goals.
Muddell joins the company after twelve years in nonprofit management and philanthropy, primarily in the health care sector. Most recently he served as System Director of Gift Planning for the Lee Health Foundation in Fort Myers, FL where he led strategic planning and management of the fundraising initiative and managed a staff of 13 development specialists. He personally managed a portfolio of major gift individuals, corporate, and foundation donors and prospects, and closed on major gifts in support of critical needs.
“We’ve known Jeff for some time and are impressed by his genuine ability to relate to people and their needs,” said Al Hanser, Founder and Chairman of The Trust Company. “His experience in healthcare aligns well with how we approach client relationships at The Trust Company. Jeff and his family are also Sanibel residents and are engrained in the local community. He is a welcome addition to the team.”
Prior to moving to Southwest Florida in 2017, Jeff spent 18 years in the Orlando area where he led fundraising efforts at Orlando Health Foundation, served as Vice President at Pace Center for Girls and Senior Fundraising Consultant at Winkler Group. During his time in the nonprofit sector, he helped a variety of organizations raise tens of millions of dollars, while building relationships and earning the trust of high net worth individuals and families from across the country.
Muddell holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Florida’s Warrington School of Business and is in the process of earning his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Miami and began his professional career in broadcasting and journalism. Muddell and his family reside on Sanibel and he can be found at The Trust Company’s local Palm Ridge Road office.
The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company is an independent trust company with $2.3 billion in assets under management that provides family office and wealth management services, including investment management, trust administration and financial counsel to high net worth individuals, families, businesses, foundations and endowments. Founded in 2001 as a state-chartered independent trust company, the firm is focused on wealth management services that are absolute-return oriented and performance driven. Each portfolio is separately managed and customized specifically to the client’s yield and cash-flow requirements. The Naples Trust Company and The Tampa Bay Trust Company are divisions of The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company. Offices in Sanibel-Captiva, Naples, Tampa, Belleair-Clearwater and Tarpon Springs. www.sancaptrustco.com