Janney Montgomery Scott’s Chief Information Officer Robert Thielmann has been named a 2019 Philadelphia CIO of the Year ORBIE Award winner.

PHILADELPHIA – Mr. Thielmann was recognized within the Enterprise category during the PhillyCIO award ceremony held on October 18.

The CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards is the premier technology executive recognition program in the United States. Finalists and winners were selected by an independent peer review process, led by prior ORBIE recipients, based upon leadership and management effectiveness, business value created by technology innovation, size and scope of responsibilities, and engagement in industry and community endeavors.

“Bob’s keen understanding of technology’s impact on business strategy, and his efforts to build an inclusive culture of empowerment, respect, and collaboration are valuable contributions to our firm,” said Timothy C. Scheve, Janney’s President and CEO. “This recognition is a testament to Bob’s leadership in helping to deliver solutions that improve our platform and experience for our advisors and clients.”

Mr. Thielmann leads Janney’s Information Technology team and is a key part of the firm’s day-to-day operations, vision, and strategy. Under his leadership, his team has developed and implemented several award-winning technology solutions to help Financial Advisors manage client portfolios and provide a 360-degree view of their finances. Janney has also been selected as one of the top 100 Best Places to Work in IT or Elite 100 Firm by Computerworld and InformationWeek in five of the last six years.

About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate, and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, New York Stock Exchange, and Securities Investor Protection Corporation. Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.

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