US-based Evercore Wealth Management has appointed Tom Trenchard as its new vice president and a financial advisor.

Based in New York, Trenchard will report to Jay Springer, a partner and portfolio manager at the firm.

Prior to joining Evercore Wealth Management, Trenchard served as a lead advisor at US Trust for nine years, based in Hartford, Connecticut responsible for local business development.

Jeff Maurer, CEO of Evercore Wealth Management, said: "Trenchard is a welcome addition to our team. His industry experience in Connecticut, New York and Florida and his commitment to our principles of independent advice, direct client relationships and partnership values will contribute to the firm’s continued growth across the US."

Evercore Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Evercore, serves high net worth individuals, families and related institutions, delivering customized investment management, financial planning, trust and custody services.