Director, Trustee, Consultant Resume

banking expert witness, Lee Tabas


30 years in banking, from bank trainee to bank president. Under my leadership, Royal Bank of Pennsylvania (acquired by Bryn Mawr Trust in 2017) grew from $20 million in assets to $500 million.  Background in community banking and entrepreneurship. Experienced a variety of banking and financial related lawsuits.  Outstanding ability to communicate procedures and concepts in understandable terms.  Engineering education.  High energy professional known for intelligence, action, and integrity.  Trusted advisor to bankers and business owners.


Steering Royal Bank of Pennsylvania through the choppy waters of the 1990 Recession. At one time, almost 10% of the assets of the bank were non-performing.  The bank made a steady recovery and in 1999 earned more than $12 million.


Current – Principal of TABASFUNDING, Consultant, Trustee

TABASFUNDING                                                                           2000 – Present

President and CEO

Successfully provide venture capital and business funding for entrepreneurs to acquire or expand businesses. Please see website for further information.

Trustee– has served as Trustee for related and unrelated Trusts and Foundations. Administer all aspects of 5 Trusts and a Foundation through my office.

Consultant- Provide expert witness, banking and business consultation.

Philadelphia University  (now Jefferson University)             1998 – 2013

Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Banking and Finance

Facilitated MBA Seminar, “Leadership Lessons”, taught courses: “Commercial Banking”, “Entrepreneurship”, “Strategic Marketing”. Received the Bertrand Hayward Award for having “profound influence on the success of young alumni” in 2007.

Royal Bank of Pennsylvania  (now Bryn Mawr Trust)           1980 – 1999

President and Director

President of Royal Bank of Pennsylvania and its’ National NASDAQ Market Holding Company, Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania.  Served as the Chief Credit Officer of the Bank. Primarily responsible for the bank’s annual plans, motivating and directing the banks approximately 130 employees to reach goals established.

Riverfront Restaurant and Dinner Theatre                                1975-1980

Executive Vice President and Principal

Partner in this successful hospitality facility. Supervision of staff, quality of the food, and service, Monitored levels of customer satisfaction and resolved problems as needed.

Lincoln National Bank                                                                        1972-1979

Staff Positions, Assistant Manager, Manager, VP    

Started as a trainee.



Frederick C Peters II, Former Chairman and CEO of Bryn Mawr Trust, currently Principal of Blue Stone Capital Management, 610 337 6500,

Allen L. Rothenberg, Esq., 215 732 7000,

Gregory S. Barsh, Esq., Executive Coach, Speaker and Consultant, 610-745-4734,

Pamela Delissio, State Representative 194th District, 215 482 8726,


1980 MA Equiv. (Graduate) Banking Rutgers University/American Bankers Association
1974 Level 1 Fluency German Goethe Institute, Munich
1972 BA German (Member German Honor Society) University of Pennsylvania
1972 BS Mechanical Engineering University of Pennsylvania



Fresh and Saltwater Fishing, Biking, Hiking, Family Oriented Activities.