Ceto and Associates Promotes Robert Monteith and Richard Holtzman

Jul 14, 2016 10:16:38 AM

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ATLANTA, June 29, 2016 – Ceto and Associates, a national consulting firm providing consulting services to the financial industry, has promoted Robert Monteith and Richard Holtzman to Senior Vice Presidents.

Robert Monteith

Mr. Monteith is responsible for all business development for the firm. This includes maintaining and building solid relationships with clients, and remaining well-informed of market conditions regarding our suite of services, product updates, and new technologies. He will continue to create customized proposals to meet specific client requirements and work closely with them to assist them in reaching their financial objectives by providing revenue enhancing, and operational effectiveness solutions.

Mr. Monteith joined the firm in 2005 as a Consultant. Due to his success in that role he was quickly promoted to Manager and subsequently to Vice President in 2010. He has been instrumental in expanding the firm’s market for our services; Market View, Clear Point, and Vendor Link.

“It has been a great journey. We have worked really hard over the years to build the successful and well-respected, national consulting practice that we have today in the very competitive financial services industry. It has been an absolute pleasure working with such a talented team and group of individuals at Ceto and Associates, and everyone in our firm has contributed to that success. It has been extraordinarily challenging, and yet, fun and rewarding at the very same time. I think we provide a tremendous value to the many community banks and credit unions around the country that we serve, and I am very pleased that we have been able to help our clients increase their profits, meet their own financial objectives and remain competitive in their markets given all of the challenges facing the industry today. And I look forward to continuing that positive work and fulfilling our company’s mission of helping community financial institutions," said Robert Monteith, Senior Vice President.

“As evidenced by Robby’s rapid advancement in the Firm, he has been an integral part of the tremendous success that Ceto and Associates has enjoyed over the years. As a result of his business development efforts, we have clients in almost every state in the U.S. and an expanding client base in Canada. We are pleased to promote Robby to this prestigious Senior Vice President position,” said Nicholas Ceto, Jr., Chairman and CEO.

Richard Holtzman

Mr. Holtzman is responsible for managing the entire production team and product life cycle for all three of our services (Market View, Clear Point, and Vendor Link). In addition to hiring and training the production staff, he will continue to work at client sites to insure that all work is performed in a high quality manner and that all our clients receive the maximum benefit from our consulting services.He joined the firm in 2006 as a Consultant. In this role he assisted in both selling and implementing our Revenue Enhancement services. Due to his outstanding efforts he was quickly promoted to Senior Consultant, Manager and then to a Vice President in 2010. He has worked/managed hundreds of consulting projects across the US and Canada for Ceto and Associates.

“It's been exciting to watch Ceto and Associates grow and evolve over my ten years with the firm, and an absolute honor to have played a role in cultivating such growth. In my new role as Senior Vice President, I look forward to tackling the challenges that lie ahead and ensuring, as a team, that we continue to keep Ceto and Associates on our plan for significant future growth," said Richard Holtzman, Senior Vice President.

“Rick’s work at Ceto and Associates encompassed both selling and delivery of our Revenue Enhancement services. His job now is devoted almost exclusively to traveling to client sites throughout the U.S. and Canada to identify ways that our bank and credit union clients can increase their profitability. His many promotions since 2006 are a testament to his outstanding work and to a long list of very happy clients. We are pleased to promote Rick to this prestigious Senior Vice President position,” said Nicholas Ceto, Jr., Chairman and CEO.

About Ceto and Associates

Founded in 1994 by Nicholas Ceto, Jr., Ceto and Associates is a highly respected and nationally recognized management consulting firm based in Atlanta, Ga. Ceto and Associates specializes in working closely with banks and credit unions to develop and deploy solutions that focus on increasing profitability through initiatives that maximize revenue, reduce expense and improve organizational performance and efficiency. Ceto and Associates places the client’s needs in the forefront and designs solutions to best fit their culture, goals and objectives. Ceto and Associates and, its sister company, logicpath have earned the trust and increased the profitability of more than 2,000 financial institutions in all 50 states and Canada.