Ashley Melton has been promoted to vice president, business development officer. In the new post, Melton will be responsible for marketing Wilmington Trust’s employee benefit and corporate custody services to plan sponsors, foundations, endowments and third-party intermediaries throughout the United States, according to a news release.
Previously, Melton was a manager in the Trust, Custody and Development section where she helped oversee service delivery to Wilmington Trust’s corporate retirement clients. She was also responsible for product development. Before joining Wilmington in 2001, Melton was with ING Group, where she was the vice president and lead manager for the company’s qualified retirement plan group.
In that position she held oversight responsibility for all of ING’s qualified retirement products and personnel, including sales, operations and administration. She was also an investment analyst with CMS Companies, a private investment advisory firm and spent the first 10 years of her career with the Vanguard Group, where she was an account manager.