Elena Whidden, Fiduciary Officer, AVP

TS Prosperity Group announces newest Fiduciary Officer

March 15, 2024 | TS Prosperity Group

Council Bluffs, IA, March 15, 2024 -TS Prosperity Group, a division of TS Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elena Whidden as the newest Fiduciary Officer and Assistant Vice President based out of Council Bluffs, Iowa. In this position, she will play a vital role in fiduciary services, client asset management and estate planning.

Originally from southwestern Connecticut, Elena earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Latin from the University of California, Los Angeles, and later pursued her Juris Doctor degree from Vanderbilt University Law School. Furthermore, she is active in the Nebraska Army National Guard as a member of the Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG).

For the past four years, Elena has served as a dedicated probate and estate planning attorney in Omaha. She is also a member of the Nebraska and Florida Bar and enjoys aiding her clients through complex estate administration, planning and wealth preservation.

“We are thrilled to welcome Elena to our team,” said Senior Fiduciary Officer, Vice President, Jim Koch. “Her experience in fiduciary management, estate planning, litigation and tax law will be instrumental in guiding clients towards their financial goals and safeguarding their interests for generations to come. Elena’s keen understanding of fiduciary responsibilities, coupled with dedicated client service will enhance our existing team as well as our overall client service delivery.”

As the trust division of TS Bank, the foundation for TS Prosperity Group has been in place for 100 years, founded in 1923. TS Prosperity Group services include the management of trusts, estates, and conservatorships, along with investment management, retirement planning and estate planning. Most importantly, the company holds the highest level of client financial care, integrity and serves as a trusted partner in the community.

"TS Prosperity Group is comprised of a lot of subject matter experts, and the respect it has in the community is noteworthy. I am excited to work closely with this team, and to learn how to serve as a fiduciary with the right combination of empathy and know-how. TS Bank and TS Prosperity Group do so much to pay its success forward to the communities it serves; its enactment of its stated values really stands out to me, and I hope to carry those values forward as I assist our clients," shared Fiduciary Officer and Assistant Vice President, Elena Whidden.

Elena and her husband reside in Omaha and love taking walks in Elmwood Park with their dogs. In her free time, she enjoys riding her motorcycle, baking and reading.

About TS Prosperity Group: TS Prosperity Group offers a combination of fiduciary and institutional investment management services. As the Trust division of TS Bank, the foundation for TS Prosperity Group has been in place for 100 years, founded in 1923. The institutional investment management philosophy developed internally over the last ten years and the division became TS Prosperity Group in 2016. The firm is headquartered in Council Bluffs, Iowa with $270 million assets under management. For more information visit tsprosperitygroup.com.