Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Relationship Strategy


3550 Lander Road

Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124

P 216.910.0453

Al S. Kantra is an executive vice president and managing director of Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth®, which is dedicated to serving the needs of individuals and families with investable assets in excess of $20 million. As managing director for the Cleveland Regional Office, Mr. Kantra is responsible for the growth and operations of the business, and ensuring the quality and consistency of the clients' service experience. He also has national responsibilities as Hawthorn's director of Relationship Management in addition to his regional role.

Mr. Kantra has 25 years of experience in wealth management. His roles at National City, now The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., included vice president, senior vice president and sales manager for the Private Client Group in Pennsylvania, regional executive for the Private Client Group in Illinois, and executive vice president and managing director for the Private Client Group in Michigan. In addition to his leadership roles, he has extensive experience in private banking, fiduciary administration, trust and investment sales, and investment management.

Mr. Kantra earned a bachelor of science with departmental honors in economics from Allegheny College and is an honors graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Central Atlantic School of Trust. He is also a graduate of National City's Executive Development Program and Leadership Pittsburgh.