Lauren K. Drury, Esq.

Vice President and Chief Fiduciary Officer

ROLE

Lauren serves as Chief Fiduciary Officer, overseeing the trust and estates administration department of Washington Trust Wealth Management. Lauren reviews trust and estate documents; provides legal analysis for internal fiduciary operations; drafts fiduciary policies, procedures, and best practices for trust and estate administration; meets with families, attorneys, and advisors who want to name a corporate fiduciary or have ques­tions or concerns; manages and advises the Wealth Management Trust Officers; and leads all aspects of our fiduciary administration services.

EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Drury worked as an attorney specializing in estate planning, trust and estate administration and guardianship appointment and administration. She previously served as financial advisor with Morgan Stanley and has also served as counsel specializing in commercial lending and finance.

EDUCATION

Ms. Drury holds a Bachelor of Arts from Muhlenberg College and a juris doctorate from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. A licensed attorney in the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and the United States District Courts, Lauren is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Ms. Drury is the treasurer of the Greenwich Club in East Greenwich, Rhode Island