Rhein joined Salem Trust Company as Chief Operating Officer in 2012 and became President in 2017. Beginning his financial services career in 1978, his past experience includes senior management positions at Synovus Bank, Fifth Third Bank and SunTrust Bank. Mr. Rhein’s career has focused on developing and delivering client-centered programs for the banking, trust and wealth management industries. His expertise blends responsiveness to the changing marketplace with the practical needs of risk management and financial accountability.
To date, Mr. Rhein has led several recent service enhancements for Salem Trust’s clients. These programs include global tax recovery service for clients who may have overpaid taxes on foreign investments, a customized custody services package for small start-up retirement plans and an online service for retirees and plan administrators that streamlines the delivery of important administrative requests.
Rhein holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Kenyon College and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Cleveland State University. He also holds a Master of Science with honors in financial planning from the College of Financial Planning.
He has been instrumental in expanding the presence of Salem Trust Company in Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.