BSG Financial Group Announces the Addition of Business Development Executive Trevor Knott

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Company Hires Seasoned Financial Industry Veteran to Help Them Expand Their Footprint in Northeast U.S.

Trevor Knott

Trevor Knott, BSG Financial Group

“I am thrilled to join a firm that places a priority on technology and innovation just when financial institutions need it most,” said Knott.

BSG Financial Group, a group of independently organized companies that provides revenue-enhancing programs, combined with compliance solutions, for financial institutions nationwide, announced today the addition of Trevor Knott as Senior Vice President, Business Development, effective March 1, 2016.

Knott is a strategic marketing veteran who has spent much of his career developing and delivering products and services, as well as marketing and distribution programs for top-tier banks and suppliers to the banking industry. His focus at BSG Financial Group will be on generating new business in the northeast; forming strategic partnerships across the country; and advising corporate marketing activities.

“Trevor’s demonstrated track record and industry expertise will be invaluable to BSG Financial Group as we grow and strengthen our organization,“ said Jeffrey Harper, President of BSG Financial Group. “We are very fortunate to have someone of his caliber join our team; I anticipate he will have an immediate impact on our growth strategy as well as enhancing product awareness with our existing customers.”

Knott joins BSG Financial Group from Salyent Technologies in Franklin, Massachusetts. There, he served as Head of Marketing Services, overseeing the development and delivery of the company’s marketing, consulting and analytics solutions, as well as managing the firm’s brand-building initiatives. Prior to that, Knott held several management positions in a 12-year career at Citizens Financial Group in Boston. His most recent position there was Director of Partnerships & Distribution Strategy, where he managed all distribution and planning activities (budget, performance and regulatory) for over 1,400 branches, 30+ retail banking partnerships and 3,900 ATMs. He was also a member of the Citizens Executive Leadership Group.

Prior to joining Citizens Financial Group, he held leadership positions at Havas/Brann Worldwide/Response Marketing Group in Richmond, Virginia; Fleet Financial Group in Boston; and Signet Banking Corporation in Richmond.

Knott received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Furman University and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia.

“I am thrilled to join a firm that places a priority on technology and innovation just when financial institutions need it most,” said Knott. “I look forward to sharing BSG Financial Group’s impressive history and unique value proposition to financial institutions looking for proven solutions to increase revenue and streamline processes.”

About BSG Financial Group
Louisville, Ky.-based BSG Financial Group is a group of independently organized companies that provides revenue-enhancing programs—combined with compliance solutions—for financial institutions to help them meet their financial goals. BSG Financial Group has been a provider of innovative overdraft programs since 1999, including the industry’s first cloud-based overdraft management solution, CourtesyConnect®/CourtesyLimit™.

The company’s additional revenue-enhancing solutions include: Demand Deposit Account Management; Fee-Based Packaged Checking Accounts; Vendor Management; Social Media Management; and Appraisal Management Services.

BSG Financial Group includes the following companies: CourtesyCloud Management Solutions, LLC; BSG Financial, LLC; IQ Development, LLC; and Sales Performance Group, Inc. For more information about the company, visit

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