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Cambridge Trust hires investment chief and senior portfolio manager

Cambridge Trust Company, a subsidiary of Cambridge Bancorp, has appointed David Lynch as chief investment officer and Damon Barglow as senior portfolio manager. Previously, Lynch worked at Athena Capital where he served as managing partner and deputy chief investment officer while Barglow was a portfolio manager at Rockland Trust.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cambridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: CATC) and its subsidiary, Cambridge Trust Company, today announced that it has named David Lynch as Chief Investment Officer and Damon Barglow as Senior Portfolio Manager. The appointments further bolster Cambridge Trust’s extensive wealth management offering with veteran investment managers.

According to Cambridge Trust’s CEO, Denis K. Sheahan, “Investment management and private banking have long been essential to meeting the sophisticated investment and planning needs of our clients. The addition of experienced investment managers such as David Lynch and Damon Barglow reinforces Cambridge Trust’s position as a top-tier investment management firm in New England.”

“I’m very pleased to announce the addition of David Lynch and Damon Barglow, who are both highly experienced investment professionals,” added Jennifer A. Pline, Executive Vice President and Head of Wealth Management. “David’s 20 years of investment experience and his background as a Managing Partner of Athena Capital position him perfectly to evolve our investment management process to meet our clients’ rapidly changing needs. Furthermore, Damon is a superb complement to our portfolio management team, bringing 20 years of investment and client management experience in the Boston area.”

Lynch comes to Cambridge Trust from Athena Capital, a registered investment advisor serving high net worth families and institutions, where he served as Managing Partner and Deputy Chief Investment Officer, overseeing the firm’s investment management and business activities. Prior to joining Athena Capital in 2004, Lynch served as a portfolio manager at Colorado PERA, the state pension fund. Earlier, Lynch was a research associate at Eaton Vance Management in Boston and an economist at Cahners Economics.

Lynch holds a B.A. in economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the Boston Economic Club, the CFA Society of Boston and the CFA Society of Colorado. He also is the co-author of “Social Finance and the Postmodern Portfolio: Theory & Practice,” published in the spring 2016 issue of the Journal of Wealth Management.

Barglow joins the Company from Rockland Trust, where, for the past five years, he was a portfolio manager assisting high net worth and institutional clients with asset allocation and portfolio management. Formerly, he was a portfolio manager for Eastern Wealth Management. Earlier in his career, he held positions in equity and credit analysis with Middleton & Company, Vector Securities and Shorebank Corporation.

An alumnus of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he earned a bachelor’s degree, Barglow also holds an MBA degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder and also is a Certified Financial Planner™. Barglow has been active in professional circles, serving as a board member of the Boston Security Analysts Society.

About Cambridge Bancorp
Cambridge Bancorp, the parent company of Cambridge Trust Company, is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge Trust Company is a 127-year-old Massachusetts chartered commercial bank with $1.9 billion in assets and 11 Massachusetts locations in Cambridge, Boston, Belmont, Concord, Lexington and Weston. Cambridge Trust Company is one of New England’s leaders in wealth management with $2.9 billion in client assets under management and administration. The Wealth Management group maintains offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Concord, Manchester and Portsmouth, New Hampshire.