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Fulton Private Bank Hires Janice Stratton and Ed Mehalick As Senior Portfolio Managers

Publishedon02/07/24 WrittenbyJennifer Bowers

“Janice and Ed bring a deep passion for financial markets and a commitment to delivering an outstanding client experience." said Dara Bachman, President of Fulton Private Bank

Lancaster, Pa. (Feb. 5, 2024) – Fulton Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FULT), today announced it has hired both Janice Stratton and Edward Mehalick as Senior Portfolio Managers at Fulton Private Bank and Fulton Financial Advisors.

“Janice and Ed are highly accomplished investment professionals who bring deep experience and a passion for delivering compelling, thoughtful solutions to their clients.  They will bring outstanding value to Fulton Private Bank customers in Central Pennsylvania and beyond,” said Steve Santini, Fulton Private Bank’s Regional Wealth Director.

Stratton comes to Fulton from PNC Private Bank where she served most recently as Investment Market Manager for Central Pennsylvania.  Over a successful twenty-year career at PNC, Janice served in multiple roles including Senior Investment Advisor. Stratton holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a graduate of Millersville University.

Mehalick also comes to Fulton from PNC Private Bank where he served as Senior Investment Advisor on the Lancaster team. He is both a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Financial Planner. Mehalick is an honors graduate of the Pennsylvania State University.

Fulton Private Bank delivers comprehensive wealth management solutions to individuals, families, executives, business owners and institutions.  Services provided include investment management, private banking, trust, financial planning, charitable, retirement and non-profit solutions.   

“Janice and Ed bring a deep passion for financial markets and a commitment to delivering an outstanding client experience. They are a perfect complement to our experienced wealth management team at Fulton, given their proven history of developing enduring relationships,” said Dara Bachman, President of Fulton Private Bank.

“We remain committed to growing a superior wealth management team in markets in and around Lancaster, Harrisburg, York, Hanover, State College as well as larger metropolitan areas.  We are thrilled to welcome Janice and Ed to our team in furtherance of our commitment to these core markets,” said Dave Hanson, CEO of Fulton Financial Advisors.

Janice Stratton   

Photo Caption: Left, Janice Stratton and right, Ed Mehalick



Headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., Fulton Bank is a premier community bank in the Mid-Atlantic region. As a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corporation, a $27 billion financial services holding company, Fulton Bank offers a broad array of products and services at more than 200 financial centers across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia.  Fulton Financial Advisors is the asset management division of Fulton Bank, with $15 billion in assets under management or administration.  Fulton Private Bank is the wealth management business within Fulton Financial Advisors.  At Fulton Bank, we seek to change lives for the better by building strong customer relationships, providing significant community support and empowering more than 3,300 employees to do the same. Through the Fulton Forward® initiative, we’re helping build vibrant communities. Learn more at

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