Jamie Musselman is a lifelong resident of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Born in Allentown, she was educated in the Allentown Public School District before attending Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York. Graduating with honors, she was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Studio Art and a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education. Ms. Musselman earned a diploma in typography from the London College of Printing and was a graduate teaching assistant in Photo Silk Screen Graphics at Central School of Art and Design in London, England. Upon returning to the United States, she attended Pratt Institute in New York City where she was awarded a Master of Science in Communications.
Ms. Musselman became President of Musselman Advertising, Inc., in 1978 and grew the family business from $2 million dollars in sales to $48 million. The agency represented clients throughout the United States in a variety of industries including travel and hospitality, manufacturing, banking and financial services, and construction. During that time, Musselman Advertising was a significant contributor of time and talent to numerous non-profit organizations throughout the community including: Musikfest, Mayfair, and Arts Ovation.
In 1990, Ms. Musselman was one of six community leaders to found Ambassador Bank, a state-chartered de novo bank. She served on the Board of Directors and helped grow the bank to eight locations and $78 million dollars in assets. In 1997, Ambassador Bank was sold to Fulton Financial Corporation. Ms. Musselman served on the Board of Directors of Lafayette Ambassador Bank, a division of Fulton Financial until September, 2019. She continued to serve on the Fulton Financial Advisory Board until December, 2020.
A community leader, Ms. Musselman has served on the Board of Trustees of both Cedar Crest College and Muhlenberg College. Additionally, she has served on the Board of Directors of the Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra, Lehigh Valley Partnership, Allentown Economic Development Corporation, Bethlehem Muskifest, and numerous other organizations within the Lehigh Valley. Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors of WLVT39 Public Television and the Board of Trustees of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley.
In May of 2010, Ms. Musselman was appointed one of five Trustees of the Harry C Trexler Trust. In May, 2020, she was reappointed by the Court of Common Pleas to a second, ten-year term.