Charles T. Cronin III, CLU<sup>®</sup>, CAP<sup>®</sup>
Charles T. Cronin III, CLU®, CAP®
Senior Vice President
The American College of Financial Services
Charles (Tip) Cronin is Senior Vice President at The American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Upon joining The College's senior management in 2007, Tip assumed responsibility for providing strategic and operational leadership to the Advancement Division. His primary focus is on building relationships with key constituents, developing voluntary support, and fulfilling institutional stewardship of contributed resources. Tip brings extensive experience in the industry to his leadership role with his team of major gift and annual giving directors. During the One Person Campaign (2010-2014), Advancement raised slightly more than 50 million of cash gifts, pledges, and deferred gifts.
Tip Cronin has over thirty-five years of combined home office and field experience in the life insurance/financial services industry. Prior to joining The American College, Cronin had a successful career at Provident Mutual where he rose through the ranks holding the positions of Agent, Assistant Manager, Managing Partner, Regional Vice President, and Senior Vice President of Agencies. In 2000, following his career at Provident Mutual, Cronin became a successful entrepreneur as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the newly formed Company, eMoney Advisor. Commerce Bank purchased his company in 2006.
Tip attended Loyola College from 1961 to 1963 and, in 1965, received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from The University of Baltimore. He then participated in the Executive Development program at The Wharton School through the University of Pennsylvania in 1980. In 1983, Cronin earned his Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) designation from The American College and its Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) in 2008.