David R Emswiler

Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer

Professional Profile

As a Trust Officer, David leads a team that works with high net worth clients and their professional advisors to identify planning opportunities for wealth transfer, to fully execute the administration of their accounts with the Private Bank, and to build lasting relationships with all generations of the family.  

During his 18 year career, he has worked with many entrepreneurs, business leaders, and families to advise them in developing and administering their personal wealth transfer plans.  David was also the first Trust Officer in North Carolina to complete the Private Bank's Leading with Advice program, the firm’s premier client advisory training. 

David received his Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A), Trust Management and Financial Planning and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Campbell University.  Additionally, he holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) certification.

David lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife and three sons.  He is an active member of the Wake County Estate Planning Council, an Advisory Board member of the Trust Education Foundation, and serves as Vice Chairman of Deacons at Providence Baptist Church.  He is a frequent volunteer with Habitat for Humanity and City Serve. 

*Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® in the U.S.

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