Alvina Lo nominated for the 50 Best Asian Americans in Business Award from the Asian American Business Development Center
NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Alvina Lo, Senior Vice President and Chief Wealth Management Strategist, Wilmington Trust, has been nominated for the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award by the Asian American Business Development Center, an organization established in 1994 whose goal is to promote Asian American businesses across the United States, the company said today. The award is designed to recognize contributions to the American economy made by Asian American business leaders and entrepreneurs in various industries.
“Alvina’s contributions to the wealth management industry and to our clients fully deserve this recognition, especially as she has guided many people through this past year of great uncertainty,” said Doris Meister, Executive Vice President and Head of Wealth Management for Wilmington Trust and M&T. Bank. “Our wealth management clients benefit from her thought leadership, passion and experience. Her leadership within the Emerald Family Office is an inspiration to our colleagues and we congratulate her on this exceptional recognition.”
As a member of Wilmington Trust’s Emerald Family Office & Advisory team, Alvina is responsible for wealth planning, family office services and thought leadership development for Wilmington Trust’s Wealth Management division. She oversees a national team of wealth strategists, financial planners, family office professionals and thought leadership experts who serve as advisors to high net worth individuals and families, business owners, entrepreneurs, foundations and funds. endowment. In addition to her role within the bank, Alvina is a member of the Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Council of M&T Bank and the Asian Pacific American Resource Group (APARG).
“Alvina Lo has been an inspiration to me and our APRG team in her role as the Board Liaison Officer for APARG. She fulfills her role to perfection, providing us with valuable advice and support to achieve our goals, ”said Arjun Mohan, President of APARG. – Western New York. “She stood out by leading us, in our efforts to make M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust the champion of diversity – even as hate crimes were on the rise in our communities – and by celebrating Asian American Heritage Month and Pacific Islander in May. “
Alvina holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Virginia where she was a Thomas Jefferson Fellow. She received her JD from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a member of the Law Review and Order of the Coif. She also holds a Professional Tax Certificate in Estate Planning from New York University Law School.
Alvina was recently recognized by Crain’s New York company on their 2021 list of Most Outstanding Women in Financial Advice and as one of the it’s worth it Groundbreakers 2020: 50 women who are changing the world. She is a published author on estate planning and has lectured at the American Bankers Association, the American Bar Association, the Delaware Trust Conference, the Hawaii Tax Institute, and Barron Summit of the best counselors. She was quoted in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Barron, Bloomberg and Business Insider. She is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. She is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a member of Women in America, a professional development group. She is also co-chair of the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Foundation regional committee for the University of Virginia. Alvina is multilingual and is fluent in Chinese-Cantonese and basic Chinese-Mandarin.
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