Kingdom Trust Expands Business Development Team with Hire of Reggie Karas and Brian Snyder

Firm’s dynamic growth in the institutional custody space enhanced by pair of key strategic hires.

Kingdom Trust Expands Business Development Team with Hire of Reggie Karas and Brian Snyder
Sioux Falls, SD, August 18, 2016 --( Kingdom Trust, a leader in Self-Directed IRA, alternative asset and institutional custody solutions, announces the additions of Reggie Karas and Brian Snyder to the firm as Director of Institutional Custody and Vice President of Business Development, respectively.

Ms. Karas was most recently COO of Consultrx providing consulting to multiple industries. She previously served as managing director with Millennium Trust. Under her leadership, Millennium’s Alternative Solutions Group was transformed into a leading specialized custodian for alternative investments and private investment vehicles. She also built a highly successful sales team and led the creation of new diversified custody solutions for institutions advisors and individuals including solutions for peer to peer (P2P) lending firms. Before joining Millennium, she held senior marketing and client strategy roles with the U.S. Private Client Group of Harris Bank (now BMO Harris Bank) and First Union Securities (now Wells Fargo Advisors).

Ms. Karas received her bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University. She has continuously participated in and contributed to the industry, her university and business communities in various capacities. She has also held Series 7, 24, 65 and 63 licenses.

Mr. Snyder has over 25 years of experience in global financial markets. He previously served as a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns as an institutional equity salesman covering large mutual fund and hedge fund clients. He has also been a managing director and relationship specialist covering various institutional and prime brokerage clients at highly respected investment banks, including Furman Selz, ING Barings, ABN Amro, Canaccord Adams and Kidder Peabody. He has worked with alternative investment products including P2P lending, equity crowdfunding and real estate transactions.

Mr. Snyder is a graduate of Lehigh University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Social Relations. He is a member of the Lehigh Valley Angel Investors, serves as Treasurer on the Board of Trustees for the Lake Naomi Club and holds the Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.

About Kingdom Trust
Kingdom Trust is an independent qualified custodian and a non-depository trust company regulated by the South Dakota Division of Banking. The firm is a leading provider of unique and innovative custody solutions for individual investors, investment sponsors, family offices, advisory firms, broker-dealers and various other investment platforms. Kingdom Trust is a passive, non-discretionary custodian that does not provide, promote, endorse or sell investment products and does not endorse or promote any individual investment advisor or investment sponsor. For more information, please visit

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