PNC Capital Markets has announced their acquisition of Ambassador Financial Group, subject to closing conditions. This web site is scheduled to transition to PNC on April 12th.


Robert J. Pachence, Jr.

Phone610-351-1633 x103
Co-Founder and Managing Principal

Rob Pachence is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Ambassador Financial Group. Rob oversees the management and strategic direction of the firm. Established in 2006, Ambassador provides balance sheet management, investment banking and investor relations services to banks, insurance companies and other middle-market institutions.

In addition to his management role, Rob maintains a select client base for which he provides fixed income and balance sheet strategies, as well as investment banking and investor relations advice. His clients rely on him for economic forecasts, market insight, financial modeling, and overall strategic advice. He also plays an integral role in many of the firm’s key client relationships.

Today, Ambassador’s skilled professionals serve institutions, offering a broad range of financial services. With a focus on personal service and professional advice, Ambassador helps clients improve financial performance and achieve their own strategic objectives.

Rob is a regular contributor to Ambassador’s client publication, Ambassador Alert, and provides weekly commentary on the economy. He also periodically addresses industry trade groups and is a featured speaker at Ambassador’s annual seminar series.

Prior to co-founding Ambassador in 2006, Rob spent 10 years as a senior bank analyst with a boutique registered broker/dealer located in the Lehigh Valley, PA. He specialized in analyzing community banks’ financial statements for past performance, current position, and potential. He was responsible for advising senior management and boards of directors on specific strategies and tactics to enhance shareholder value.

Rob earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Scranton. He holds Series 7, 63, 24, 79 and 99 designations. Rob and his wife Colleen live in Center Valley, PA with their children Robbie, Andrew and Sophia. Rob enjoys spending time with his family, playing the guitar and is an avid sports fan.