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Ghislaine Belcack

Ghislaine Austin Belcak

Mrs. Austin is an investment professional of long-standing, having spent her career managing the assets of wealthy families and philanthropic organizations. Early in her career, Mrs. Austin was a portfolio manager at U. S. Trust of New York on Wall Street, at Scudder Stevens & Clark, and at Summit Bank where she was a research analyst and co-manager of the Common Stock Fund. Later, she held a variety of senior management positions including Senior Director of Investments in the Private Bank at Wachovia where she had responsibility for the investment professionals in the southern half of the bank’s footprint. Subsequently, Mrs. Austin was Senior Director of Investments at Wells Fargo Private Bank for the Southeast Region. Prior to retiring, Mrs. Austin was Regional President for Northern Trust where she oversaw the wealth management business for the Southeastern region. Mrs. Austin has extensive experience with non-profit investment and board management including having been a national spokesperson for the Philanthropic division at Wachovia where she spoke at national conferences for families and private foundations. Mrs. Austin holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and is a seasonal resident in Cashiers.