Gretchen has been with American Trust Custody since August 2004 and manages both trust operations and trust trading for American Trust Custody. Gretchen has been in the financial services industry since her graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, summa cum laude, in 1981.

Prior to joining American Trust Custody, Gretchen worked in the trust industry for 17 years. Career responsibilities included project management, conversions, reconciliation, point person for proprietary trust systems, and procedural and policy development. Gretchen was formerly a client service representative at Mellon Global Securities Services in the healthcare, foundations and endowments area (now BNY Mellon) and prior to that spent ten years at Federated Investors, Inc., in the institutional trust area.