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Founder and Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Board Member, Emeritus
Board Member, Emeritus
Board Member, Emeritus
Board Member, Emeritus
Al Hanser founded The Trust Company on Sanibel and Captiva Islands in 2001. His over 50 years of experience in the investment and banking industry includes having served as Chairman and CEO of Resource Bank and Trust Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as well as Dain Rausher (now RBC Wealth Management), and US Bank’s Investment (Merchant) Bank. His family also held an ownership interest in the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team for more than 50 years. Al is a resident of Sanibel Island and continues to serve on several corporate, civic and charitable boards.
Terry Igo joined the firm at its inception in 2001 on Sanibel and Captiva Islands. He has been instrumental in growing the client asset base to almost $2 billion, while successfully managing the corporate expansion into Tampa Bay, Belleair/Clearwater, Naples, Marco Island and Winter Haven. In addition to leading the organization’s continued growth, Terry is responsible for directing company-wide operations and implementing the strategic plan.
Richard Botthof launched the Naples office in 2009. His 45-year career in the financial services industry includes his past position as the Regional President of First Union for Southwest Florida. Dick was also an Organizer, Director, President and CEO of Commerce National Bank.
John Brabson, a long-time resident of Tampa Bay, served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Lykes Insurance Inc. and as Chairman of the Board of Lykes Bros. Inc. He was also Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Gas System, Inc., later acquired by TECO Energy. He is currently active on the boards of Lykes Bros. Inc., Columbus Industries Inc., and is the Chairman of the Board of Tampa General Hospital.
Dr. Stephen Brown fulfilled a distinguished career as Chief of Staff and Chief of Radiology at Anne Arundel Hospital in Annapolis, Maryland. Earlier, he held a staff position at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. Steve is a current member of the Lee Health Board of Directors.
Cheryl Giattini is an attorney and public relations/marketing consultant with more than three decades of experience working with clients primarily in the financial services and commercial real estate industries, as well as the non-profit sector. As a full-time Sanibel resident, she has led capital campaigns for the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) to preserve hundreds of acres of wildlife habitat and improve regional water quality.
George Heisler is a retired lawyer and partner of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, having served as chair of their Private Client Department and later as Partner-In-Charge of the firm’s Chicago office. He remains as Senior Counsel to the firm. George focused his practice on estate and business planning for families that control public and closely held companies. He received national recognition by Chambers USA as a leading wealth management lawyer and as one of two Senior Statesman in the Midwest in 2010 and 2011.
Charles Ketteman spent 34 years with Arthur Andersen, first as an audit partner and then as the founder and longtime leader of Andersen Business Consulting, which under his leadership grew to a global business with over 13,000 employees in 40 countries. Chuck specialized in management consulting services to the telecommunications industry and has been a featured speaker at universities and business seminars around the world. He is a planning commissioner on Sanibel and serves on the boards of BIG Arts and the FGCU Foundation.
James Lozelle served as Executive Vice President of Tower Automotive from 1994 to 1999; then served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Earlier, he was President, CEO and principal owner of Edgewood Tool & Mfg. As a life-long entrepreneur, he started and grew a variety of businesses. Jim is the former Chairman of both the Precision Metalforming Association, and the PMA Endowment. He was Treasurer of the Regional Business Alliance of Southwest Florida and is currently on the Board of Tempress Products LP, the Forum Club of Southwest Florida, and is Vice Commodore of the Naples Yacht Club.
Linda Marcelli, resident of Gulfport, Florida, worked for Merrill Lynch in various capacities over 32 years. As Director of the New York City District, she held responsibility for 900 financial consultants and over $760 million in annual revenue. Currently, she is Principal of Lucky’s Real Tomatoes, a family-owned, national company founded in 1979.
Frank Morsani was the Chairman of the Board and principal owner of Precision Enterprises, Inc., which has owned and operated several automobile dealerships since 1971. His business was awarded Time Magazine’s Quality Automobile Dealer Award in 1983. He served as Chairman of the Board of the United States Chamber of Commerce and Delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business. Frank is an inductee of the Tampa Bay Business Hall of Fame.
Fred Pezeshkan is a 30+ year veteran of the real estate development and construction industry in Florida, and is now Chairman and CEO of Manhattan Construction Florida, formerly Kraft Construction Company, Inc. He has previously served on boards of directors for Village Banc, Northern Trust/Southeast Region Advisory Board, NCH Healthcare Foundation, and Chairman of Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation.
Dolph von Arx is the former Chairman, President and CEO of Planters Lifesavers Company, an affiliate of RJR Nabisco. Earlier, he was Executive Vice President of Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. and a member of its board of directors and executive committee. Dolph retired after having served ten years as chairman of the NCH Healthcare System in Naples and three years as Board Chairman of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, as well as the Regional Business Alliance.
Chip Lesch served as Chairman of Indiana Federal Bank and Vice Chairman of Pinnacle Banks of Michigan during the 1990’s. He is a recipient of the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash, Indiana’s highest civic honor. Prior to retiring, Chip served as The Trust Company’s Co-Chairman.
John Burden served as the Chairman of Federated Department Stores and Allied Department Stores, as well as Federated’s Abraham & Straus division. He was also the President of Federated’s Burdines Department Store division in Florida. John continues to be a consultant to the industry and serves on regional and national retail boards.
Ginny Fleming, a resident of Sanibel since 1987, is a past honored recipient of the Sanibel Island Citizen of the Year Award for her community leadership. Ginny’s many years of service to civic, charitable, and arts organizations has contributed to the quality of life for community residents and the environment.
John Schubert was co-founder and a Senior Partner of SynerMed Communications – a leading producer of continuing medical education programs based in Califon, New Jersey. Earlier he held key positions at Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp., a division of Johnson & Johnson, and Health Learning Systems. John chaired The Trust Company’s Strategic Planning Committee and Trust Committee.