Red Clay Center at Little Falls
2961 Centerville Road
Wilmington, DE19808

For Immediate Release

Date: December 9, 2015

Contact: Cynthia H. O’Connor, Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Community Relations,

Artisans’ Bank Announces Strategic Partnership with DT Investment Partners, LLC

WILMINGTON, DE, December 9, 2015 – Artisans’ Bank is excited to announce the creation of

Artisans’ Financial Services (AFS), a Division of Artisans’ Bank, as a Delaware Registered Investment Advisor. “In an environment of increasing regulation and client expectations, we are pleased to launch a model that holds our firm and our employees to a fiduciary standard of service. The Registered Investment Advisor structure will continue to allow us to put our client’s best interest first and foremost. Through a strategic partnership with DT Investment Partners, LLC (DTIP) of Chadds Ford, PA, our advisors will be able to offer an institutional-quality level of investment management services to our customers,” said Mark Huntley, CEO of Artisans’ Bank. DTIP currently manages just over $ 800 million within the financial advisor community for the retail, high net worth, small foundation and endowment marketplace across the Mid-Atlantic region. The combined firms will offer tactical investment management solutions that can be customized to meet client’s individual growth and income needs. The partnership will provide an opportunity to bring clients a time-tested investment process for a very competitive price with a local bank feel.

Artisans’ Bank and Artisans’ Financial Services are located at the Red Clay Center at Little Falls,

2961 Centerville Rd. in Wilmington. An AFS advisor can meet clients at any of Artisans’ Bank’s twelve

branch locations or at their home, to make an appointment call 302-884-6988 or 1-888-709-3950.

About Artisans’ Bank

Artisans’ Bank (Total Assets $472.3MM as of 9/30/2015) founded in 1861 is a full service community bank with twelve (12) branch office locations statewide. The Bank offers a wide range of Commercial Banking services in New Castle, Kent, Sussex Counties Delaware and Southeastern Pennsylvania. Artisans’ Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and an Equal Housing Lender. For more information, visit our website at