Blanche Lark Christerson is a wealth planning consultant in New York City, with extensive experience in the private banking and fiduciary services industry. She worked at Deutsche Bank for 22 years, counseling clients and colleagues on estate and wealth planning matters and writing Tax Topics, a regular commentary on current legislation and other tax and related issues. Ms. Christerson is currently on the planning committee for the Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference of 2020 ENGAGE of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and has been involved with various industry committees through the American Bankers Association and the New York Bankers Association. Ms. Christerson lectures for numerous planning and professional organizations nationwide, including the AICPA, the New York State Society of CPAs and the United Jewish Appeal (UJA). She received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, her J.D. from New York Law School and her LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law. Ms. Christerson is a member of the New York Bar Association, the Bar of the City of New York, the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and the American Bar Association. She is also the president of the Bagby Foundation for the Musical Arts and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.