Friday, December 3, 2010

Thomas Bajus joins Peirce College Board of Trustees

Please join me in welcoming Thomas Bajus to the Peirce College Board of Trustees. Mr. Bajus was elected at the recent November board meeting. He is Managing Director of the Retail Municipal Trading division of Philadelphia-based Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

We look forward to Mr. Bajus’ contributions to the future direction of the College as he takes his place on the Board. A full news release with detailed information about his experience is included below. It was also distributed on Business Wire.

Thomas Bajus Elected Trustee of Peirce College

Janney Montgomery Scott Managing Director Joins College’s Expanding Board

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peirce College announced the election of Thomas E. Bajus as a member of the College’s Board of Trustees at its recent board meeting.

Bajus is Managing Director of the Retail Municipal Trading division of Philadelphia-based Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, which provides financial advice and wealth management services to individual, corporate and institutional investors. He is located in the firm’s corporate headquarters in Philadelphia and is responsible for all retail municipal trading.

Bajus formerly held positions with Sovereign Bank in Philadelphia, where he was Managing Director of Municipal Trading and Underwriting, and with First Albany Corporation, and RRZ Public Markets.

“We are delighted to have Tom Bajus join Peirce College. He brings strong business acumen and represents the perspective of a significant area employer which are key ingredients to advancing our strategic agenda,” said Peirce President and Chief Executive Officer James J. Mergiotti. Peirce is a leading provider of education for working adults in the Greater Philadelphia region.

“I am really impressed with how well run an institution it is…Peirce has an incredibly bright future. Its long-term plan should enhance not only the College but also the community and the city. It is very exciting to be part of a group of people who are dedicated to a common goal,” Bajus said.

Bajus is a resident of Philadelphia. He earned a bachelor’s of Science degree in Finance from Pennsylvania State University.

About Peirce College

Peirce College offers bachelor’s and associate degree programs in the areas of Business, Healthcare, Information Technology and Paralegal Studies. Peirce College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104 (phone: 267-284-5000). The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs accredits the College's business program and the Paralegal Studies program is approved by the American Bar Association.

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