David Warren is a Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board as well as a member of the Trust Administrative Committee of Bridgeford Trust Company. He is also President and CEO of Bridgeford, a sister company of Bridgeford Trust Company. David is an attorney with over 15 years of professional experience practicing law and working in the financial services industry serving the trust and wealth management needs of high and ultra high net worth families across the nation and around the world.
David was recruited out of a large and prestigious Mid-Atlantic law firm, to join the Wealth Management/Trust Department of a regional bank as a Vice President/Senior Trust Administrator. In this position, he worked extensively with wealthy families and individuals on a variety of trust and fiduciary issues. David subsequently transitioned his career to Bank of New York Mellon and later PNC Wealth Management where he worked exclusively and extensively with high and ultra high net worth families on various wealth management issues including asset protection and legacy planning.
David is very active in the community having served in leadership roles for many non-profit organizations over the years, including both the Lancaster Bar Association and Central Pennsylvania Estate Planning Council. He is active in STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners), a graduate of Leadership Lancaster, and a past member of Vistage International – the world’s foremost executive leadership organization, as well as a 2012 recipient of the prestigious “Forty Under 40″ award by the Central Pennsylvania Business Journal. David speaks throughout the country on modern and progressive U.S. trust law, is a lecturer for the PA Bar Institute (the continuing education arm of the PA Bar Association), and is a former adjunct professor at Harrisburg Area Community College where he taught courses in the business law and paralegal programs, such as Trust and Estates and Business Law.