PETERSBURG, Fla., April 29, 2024Adelphi Trust Company (Adelphi Trust) announced that its co-founder, Katie Pemble, has been bestowed with the prestigious honor of being recognized as one of the six top entrepreneurs on the West Coast by the Business Observer.


The Business Observer, a leading authority in regional business news and analysis affecting the Florida Gulf Coast, has acknowledged Katie Pemble’s remarkable contributions to entrepreneurship and business leadership. This recognition underscores Pemble’s exceptional vision, innovative spirit, and dedication to excellence, which have played pivotal roles in Adelphi Trust’s success and its commitment to serving clients with integrity and distinction.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs by the Business Observer,” said Katie Pemble, Adelphi Trust CEO and co-founder. “As an avid reader of this prestigious newspaper, this is certainly one of the highlights of my nearly 35-years within the Florida banking and wealth management industry. Alongside my fellow awardees, I look forward to participating in the panel discussion with Mark Gordon, managing editor of the Business Observer.”

With more than 60-years combined experience, Adelphi Trust Founders Katie Pemble, CFP®, and Gentry B. Byrnes, J.D., are respected leaders in the financial services industry – each having begun their careers in St. Petersburg. The duo provides clients with a holistic experience that thoughtfully and comprehensively meets their long-term personal and financial goals. 


For more information about Adelphi Trust Company and its comprehensive suite of wealth management and fiduciary services, visit


About Adelphi Trust Company

Headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, Adelphi Trust Company is the only trust company in Florida founded, managed, and majority-owned by women. The company provides trust services including trust administration and estate settlement, wealth management, investment management, estate, financial & legacy planning. Its seasoned leadership has decades of experience in banking, trust administration, and investment management. For more information, contact Katie Pemble at or visit

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