About the Author

Doris P. Meister

Executive Vice President, Wealth and Institutional Services Division
Wilmington Trust

Doris oversees M&T Bank’s wealth management business, including Wilmington Trust Wealth Advisory Services, M&T Securities, and Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors. She also serves as a member of M&T’s Management Committee.

Doris has more than four decades of financial and executive management experience. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2016, she served as president of U.S. Markets for BNY Mellon Wealth Management, was managing director of the New York office of Bernstein Global Wealth Management, and founded and headed the Private Banking and Investment Group at Merrill Lynch.

Doris holds a master’s degree in finance and marketing from The University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Smith College. She is also on the board of the Museum of the City of New York, and is a member of two preeminent women’s organizations: the Committee of 200 where she chairs the Northeast Region, and The Women’s Forum of New York where she served as president. In addition, she is a member of the Economic Club of New York. Doris and her husband, Gil, reside in New York City and East Hampton, NY with their twin daughters.


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Episode 32: Wealth Management Leader Doris Meister Surveys the Industry Landscape

Tony Roth and Doris P. Meister |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

May 12—With each challenge comes the opportunity to reevaluate and do better. This was supremely evident in 2020, as the pandemic brought about a sea change in the way business is done. At Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank, for example, sweeping advances in technology that were in the works before COVID were brought to bear at breakneck speed.

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