Bethany Bryant Biography

bethany_bryant_headshot_ptcBethany J. Bryant, President

As the President of The Private Trust Company, N.A., Bethany Bryant is responsible for setting strategic direction for the management, financial success of the company, service, satisfaction, retention and recruitment of the firm’s clients and advisors. Bethany was a founding employee of the company in 1995 and served as its CFO/Operations Officer until May 2012. She has guided the company’s growth from startup through its acquisition by LPL Financial Holdings, Inc. in 2003, to its current level of success.

Prior to starting PTC, Bethany began her career as an auditor at Ernst & Young, spending the majority of that time auditing in the financial institution industry. She holds a C.P.A. and earned her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University as well as an MBA from Cleveland State University. She is currently a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs, the Cleveland Estate Planning Council, the Union Club of Cleveland, and several advisory groups.

Bethany maintains an active involvement in the nonprofit community. She has served as president, board chair, Treasurer, or volunteer of several organizations or committees including Laurel School, Rejoice Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Homes for Hope, and In Counsel with Women.

Bethany resides in Twinsburg, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland with her husband and two children. She is an avid baseball fan and spends her time enjoying family activities including camping, cooking, scrapbooking, and volunteering.