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Betsy Blunt Brown

Betsy is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pendleton Square Trust Company and serves as a Director of Pendleton Square Holdings, LLC. Betsy and her team are trailblazers in developing a beneficiary- focused, Tennessee-chartered trust company and service platform providing trust and estate administration.  Pendleton Square is focused on building multi-generational family relationships, executing family legacy plans and partnering with family advisors for investment management. Prior to Pendleton Square, Betsy worked at Cumberland Trust and JPMorgan Private Bank serving families throughout the Southeast. She was a Director with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s Corporate & Investment Banking group for over a decade. Betsy graduated from Washington & Lee University, earning a BS in Business Administration and a BA in East Asian Studies. She also holds a Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University.

Betsy is a General Partner in The JumpFund, an angel investment fund dedicated to investing in female-led businesses in the Southeast. The JumpFund has invested in over 30 companies, and maintains an active portfolio of high-growth, scalable ventures in the fintech, life sciences, consumer products and technology industries. In addition to her professional responsibilities, Betsy serves as a Trustee of the University of Chattanooga Foundation and The Generosity Trust. She is prior Trustee of her alma mater, Girls Preparatory School, as well as Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center, The AIM Center (for mental health) and the Association of Visual Arts (AVA). Betsy is an active member of the Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, the Estate Planning Council, and the Southeastern Family Office Forum. Betsy lives on Signal Mountain with her husband, Hugh, and 3 children, Lizzie, Hugh and Hudson.