About the Author

William T. LaFond

Wealth Area Executive, Mid-Atlantic Region.

As head of Wilmington Trust’s Family Wealth division, Bill oversees the development
and delivery of advice and services for many of Wilmington Trust’s largest and most
prominent client families.

Bill has been with Wilmington Trust for 13 years and has more than two decades
of experience helping clients with issues such as investment management, trust
planning, risk management, business succession planning, and retirement planning.
Prior to his role as the head of the Family Wealth division, Bill opened and led
Wilmington Trust’s Greater Washington, DC and Central Virginia markets.

He holds a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law and a bachelor’s
degree in accounting from the University of Scranton.

Bill contributes his time to a number of charitable organizations, including service
on the following boards and committees: the board of trustees and the finance
committee for Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland; the board of trustees
of the Ministry of Caring; the gala committee of Nemours Children’s Hospital in
Wilmington, Delaware; and the finance and investment committees of the Catholic
Diocese of Wilmington


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3 Insurance Strategies Not to Overlook

Alvina H. Lo and William T. LaFond |
Wealth Planning

Are your insurance strategies covering the full spectrum of protection you need?With estate taxes due typically nine months after the date of death, having a liquidity strategy in place will help keep your assets secure from an unintended sale.A new study from The First Street Foundation lists 14.6 million properties in the 100-year flood zone, which is where there is a 1% chance of a flood striking in any one year.

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