Kanaly Trust, a leading provider of wealth management and trust and estate services to families, individuals and estates since 1975, is pleased to announce the addition of Nolan Lehmann to its Board of Directors.

Lehmann is a Certified Public Accountant and possesses over 30 years of financial services, investment management and merger and acquisition experience. Lehmann is currently a director of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), and his previous experience includes serving on the boards of five other NYSE and five NASDAQ companies.  He has also achieved the CIMA  (Certified Investment Management Analyst) and RIA (Registered Investment Advisor) designations during his career.

“We are pleased to have Nolan join our board and lend us his expertise based on a career of stewarding both businesses and investors’ best interests.  His pedigree will help us continue to offer our clients the finest service and care when it relates to their family’s assets,” asserts Drew Kanaly, Chairman and CEO of Kanaly Trust.

Other continuing members of the Board of Directors of Kanaly include Mr. Eugene A. Schwinger, Mr. H. Michael Tyson and Mr. Edward S. McCullough.  These experienced and respected individuals will continue to be instrumental in overseeing the activities of the outstanding management team which Kanaly has assembled over the years.

“I am excited to join the Board of Directors at Kanaly Trust. I have admired this firm for a long time, and have the utmost respect for its investment expertise and its track record.  I hope I will be able to assist in new product and business development, including potential alternative investments.  I am confident the firm will continue to exemplify everything that Kanaly Trust stands for,” offered Lehmann.

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