William LaFond

As the wealth area executive for the Mid-Atlantic region at Wilmington Trust, Bill oversees the teams that provide Wealth Management solutions to high-net-worth individuals and families in the Baltimore/DC, Philadelphia/Southern NJ, and Southern/Western PA regions. In addition, as head of Wilmington Trust’s Family Wealth division, Bill oversees the development and delivery of advice and services for many of the company’s largest and most prominent client families. Bill has been with Wilmington Trust since 2004 and has more than two decades of experience helping successful families grow and preserve their wealth. Bill and his team advise clients regarding investment management, trust planning, risk management, business succession planning, and retirement planning. Previously, Bill established 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 several charitable organizations, including service on the following boards and committees: the board of trustees of the Ministry of Caring, the finance committee of St. Benedict’s Preparatory School, and the finance and investment committees of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington. 


Bill and his wife, Maria, have four children: Madeleine, a graduate of Ursuline’s Class of 2023; Danielle, who will graduate from Ursuline in 2026; William and Sarah.