Bridgeford Trust is very proud and honored to announce that we have been named a finalist for’s 2018 Industry Awards., considered the leading resource for wealth advisors and planners, is the only awards program of its kind to honor outstanding achievements by companies and organizations that support financial advisor success. The 2018 Industry Awards received a record number of nominations – this year, more than 600 entries were received from nearly 250 companies.

David A. Warren, Bridgeford Trust Co-Founder, President, and CEO states:

“Bridgeford Trust is thrilled to be recognized this year, among many excellent providers, for our leadership and outstanding work with domestic and international families seeking sophisticated and progressive trust solutions.”

Bridgeford Trust’s nomination recognizes its “Coming to America” initiative over the past 18 months, which focused on serving the trust planning needs of large international families seeking U.S. trust solutions. The initiative was carefully planned and executed to support international families coming to the U.S. in need of sophisticated trust solutions around privacyasset protection, control, flexibility, and tax planning available under U.S. trust law, specifically South Dakota trust law, which has been recognized as the leading U.S trust jurisdiction by planners and commentators and across the nation and around the world. In addition to building a strong internal infrastructure to serve international families, Bridgeford Trust simultaneously launched an aggressive, multi-faceted educational campaign that included:

  • Whitepapers
  • Blogs
  • Videos
  • Webinars
  • Social media
  • Presentations across the country and around the world educating advisors on important trust planning nuances around working with international families coming to the U.S. 

A panel of independent judges made up of top names in the industry will determine the 2018 award winners, who will be announced at a black-tie gala event on September 13, 2018, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. For more information about the event or Bridgeford Trust, please reach out to us via our contact page.