As president of Alliance Trust Company of Nevada, Gregory E. Crawford develops strategy, drives growth, and oversees operations. For two decades, Greg has designed and implemented asset management and asset protection plans for multi-generational families in the United States and abroad for some of the largest institutions in the world. This work involves comprehensive financial planning, portfolio design, business entity structure strategy, and sophisticated estate planning techniques.
Greg is a regular speaker on the benefits and advantages of Nevada trust situs at law school conferences around the country. A native of Menlo Park, California, Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Davis, and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Minnesota. Greg is certified in financial planning by Boston University and is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner and a Certified Financial Planner.
Mr. Crawford has regularly been quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Financial Times of London, and has appeared as an on-air expert on CNBC, Bloomberg and ABC World News Tonight.
Greg has lived in Reno since 2000 and is married with two children. He is a member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, the Reno Angels Investor Group, the Entrepreneur’s Organization, Reno Sunrise Rotary and the Reno Tahoe Winter Games Coalition.
As Chief Operating Officer of Alliance Trust Company of Nevada, Philip W. Brown manages and develops the company’s processes and procedures. Philip is also a Trust Officer helping families protect, manage, and transfer their wealth. He also provides financial planning and related services for clients and serves on Alliance’s investment committee.
Philip has lived in Reno since 2005 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a minor in Economics from the University of Nevada, Reno. He is certified in financial planning by Boston University and a Certified Financial Planner™. He is also a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and holds a STEP Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering.
Philip is married with one child: a German Shepard named Sage. He enjoys backcountry skiing, mountain biking, and other outdoor sports.
As Chief Financial Officer of Alliance Trust Company of Nevada, Louis J. Robinson oversees financial operations, internal reporting, and regulatory compliance while providing investment advice, tax planning opportunities and estate plan administration to domestic and international families. Recruited by the company from a private accounting practice in 2011, Louis is an expert on complex estate and tax planning issues.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Louis holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Nevada, Reno with a dual major in Finance and Accounting. Lou is married and has two young children.
Mr. Damiens is co-manager of Alliance Trust Company. He entered the financial services industry in 1982 after graduation from University of Southern Mississippi with a MBA degree. In 1984, after a few years experience with a local financial planning firm, he started his own registered investment advisor company to offer fee based services.
Denis has worked primarily with high income and high net worth individuals and professionals. His main concentration is on investment management for individuals, qualified retirement plans and estates. Estate and asset protection planning represent the majority of his activities. Qualified retirement plans are frequently used as planning tools along with structuring various business entities and trust arrangements while working closely with the client’s attorney and accountant. His background includes over twenty years experience as a branch manager for two independent broker dealers in which he was responsible for compliance issues and supervision responsibility of other licensed representatives. He has also managed a fee based registered investment advisor company since 1984.
Industry designations include Certified Financial Planner, Accredited Asset Management Specialist, and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. He has also received additional training in pension plan design, estate planning, business valuation and asset protection planning. Other professional activities include business valuations, business mergers and acquisitions, expert witness testimony on business valuations and divorce settlements regarding financial issues.
Denis is recognized by industry professionals for his expertise and has been a featured speaker at various industry education programs, professional groups, and trade associations.