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About AMG

Founded in 1972 as a division of a private investment bank, AMG National Trust Bank evolved into a separate corporation under the leadership of the founding partners, Chairman Earl L. Wright and Senior Executive Vice President Michael D. Bergmann, Ph.D. Now a national financial services organization with offices in Denver, Boulder, Cheyenne, Chicago, Morristown and Virginia Beach, AMG National Trust Bank has approximately $4.5 billion of assets under management*.

The success of our firm results from two fundamental practices:

  • Meeting the diverse needs of our clients through a commitment to superior performance and client service.
  • Providing our clients with independent, objective financial advice.

*Assets under management as of 3/19

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AMG National Trust Bank is led by a strong Board of Directors.

Earl Wright

Earl_WrightEarl L. Wright is Chairman of the Board of AMG National Trust Bank. He was a co-founder of Asset Management Group, which was a registered investment advisor, and has provided financial counseling and investment management services with AMG since 1972. Prior to that, Mr. Wright was Treasurer and Controller for Irwin Management Company, a private investment company for a wealthy U.S. family and then was a Vice President with Shearson Hamill.

He holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and was honored as a “Master in Profession” from his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He served as an academic advisor in helping start the Masters of Finance Program at the University of Denver and has authored articles for Trusts & Estates and Personal Financial Planning.

Mr. Wright has a long history of community leadership. He serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the Zenon C.R. Hansen Foundation and has been involved with this foundation for 33 years. He is on the Board of Governors for the (THA) Tom Haggai and Associates Foundation. He is the Chair of the Graduate School Advisory Committee at the University of Colorado and is the Chair of the Endowment Committee for the University of Colorado Foundation. He is a Board member of the University of Nebraska Foundation and of the University of Colorado Foundation. He is a Chairman Emeritus for the Denver Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Wright served on the Doane College Board of Trustees for 23 years.

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