Skip Dittmann, Board Member
Skip recently completed six years as a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Girard Partners, a Registered Investment Advisor. He was successful in helping to build the client base and increase assets under management to over $500 million.
Prior to joining Girard Partners, Skip was a Senior Vice President and Director, Portfolio Management, at Calibre, the Family Office of Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo). While at Calibre he managed a group of investment professionals that executed investment strategies for over 100 high net worth families with marketable assets in excess of $10 billion.
At CoreStates Bank, a predecessor of Wachovia Bank, Skip was Vice President and Portfolio Manager of the Family Wealth Group, and responsible for the investment management of families and foundations with assets in excess of $20 million. Earlier, Skip was Vice President and Sales Manager of the Capital Markets Division, where he provided investment services to retail and institutional investors, in addition to overseeing the sales force in three regional offices.
Upon completing 6 years of active duty in the US Navy, Skip joined Mellon Bank where he became an Assistant Vice President in the Portfolio and Funds Management Division, after completing the Bank’s management training program.
Skip holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, and retired from the U.S. Navy in 1995 after completing 28 years of active duty and reserve service. He serves on several non-profit boards in Philadelphia including Chairman of Mission First Housing Group, Presby’s Inspired Life, and as a trustee for the Naval Academy Foundation.
Skip resides in Villanova, PA with his wife of 47 years. He enjoys kayaking and playing golf and tennis.