Jill A. Pursell
Senior Vice President
Phone: 973-299-0300 x123
Ms. Pursell is a Senior Vice President at TKG. Her responsibilities include processing client specific profitability and performance measurement models. She participates on strategic planning and financial advisory teams to facilitate strategy development, which includes mergers and acquisitions advisory work, management studies and enterprise risk management. She also assists with operations consulting engagements in identifying cost savings and revenue enhancements for clients.
Ms. Pursell has over 30 years of financial industry experience. She was Vice President and Corporate Secretary in charge of Investor Relations at the former Vista Bancorp, Inc. in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Ms. Pursell played an integral role in the success of the company’s IPO and secondary stock offering and also provided assistance with merger and acquisition activity and strategic planning. She later held the position of Vice President at UnitedTrust Bank (now PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.) in Bridgewater, New Jersey. In this position, she served on the merger integration team and was instrumental in assisting in the review of operations for process improvements and the development of a plan for implementation. Prior to joining The Kafafian Group, Ms. Pursell was an Officer at KNBT (now a division of National Penn Bank) located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In her role at KNBT, she provided assistance with investor relations, peer analysis and provided support with regulatory (SEC) reporting.
Ms. Pursell’s professional education includes the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking, University of Pennsylvania Wharton Leadership Certification, Villanova University Six Sigma Green Belt-Financial Services, American Institute of Banking, and Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals.