About the Author

Fred Hopkins

Managing Director of Wealth Strategies and National Director of Business Owner Planning

As Managing Director of Wealth Strategies, Fred oversees the delivery of comprehensive wealth advisory services to individuals and families in several different regions of the country. In addition, as National Director of Business Owner Planning, he leads our national business owner planning practice.

Fred joined Wilmington Trust in 2013 with considerable tenure in the wealth advisory business. He holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he was an editor on the Business Lawyer, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Williams College.

Fred is a CFA® Charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute, the Baltimore CFA Society, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the Baltimore Estate Planning Council. He currently serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and serves on the Board of Trustees of Friends of Clifton Mansion.

By the Author

Have You Created a Transition Plan for Your Business

Fred Hopkins |
My Business

Busting the four myths of business transition planning Key points Planning for business transition doesn’t mean giving up control of your company. Transition planning isn’t a distraction, it’s another component of protecting and strengthening the legacy you’ve built. As a business owner, you owe it to yourself, your family, employees, and customers to plan ahead.