Diversified Trust Atlanta Office Hires New Senior Vice President

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Diversified Trust, an independent comprehensive wealth management firm with offices throughout the Southeast and over $6.5 billion of assets under management, recently announced that Mary Frances Callis, J.D., CFP, has joined the firm’s Atlanta office as a senior vice president, responsible for client relationship management and the development and implementation of comprehensive estate and financial plans.

“We are excited to welcome Mary Frances to the strong team we have at Diversified Trust,” said Mark R. Bell, Managing Principal of Diversified Trust’s Atlanta office. “She has extensive experience with high-net worth financial management and estate planning which will benefit our boutique approach to helping families manage wealth through time.”

Prior to joining Diversified Trust, Callis served as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley in Atlanta, advising high-net worth clients on a variety of subjects including estate and tax planning, charitable giving, investment management and various family office services. Previously, she was a family wealth associate at GenSpring Family Offices. Callis began her career as an attorney at The Bowden Spratt Law Firm, a specialized estate planning law firm in Atlanta.

“Mary Frances is an invaluable addition to our firm,” noted Hal Daughdrill, co-founder of Diversified Trust who oversees client services in the Atlanta office. “She is a well-respected wealth management professional and her skills in developing and implementing customized plans to help clients achieve their objectives will continue our firm’s incredible growth over the last quarter century.”

While a native of Kentucky, Callis has called Georgia home for nearly two decades.  She is the Secretary and former Chair of the ArtsATL Board of Directors and serves on the advisory board of the Kennesaw State University Dance Theater.

Mary Frances earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Agnes Scott College and her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Emory University. Additionally, she holds the CFP certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.