Mark Periard, JD

Senior Vice President,
Director of Wealth Management

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As Senior Vice President and Director of Wealth Management, Mark plays a central role in the leadership of our wealth management services platform and manages our team of wealth advisors. With more than 17 years of experience developing a trust-and-estate practice at Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, Mark oversees fiduciary services provided for trusts for the benefit of family members and charities. Additionally, Mark directs our Family Office services and client experience initiatives.


Legacy Trust, 2016 – present
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, 1998 – 2015
Cooley Law School at WMU, adjunct professor in estate planning, 2008
Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), 1992 – 1995


Juris Doctor, University of Michigan Law School
Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University

Community Involvement

Children’s Healing Center – Board Member
We Are For The Children – Executive Committee Member
Michigan Bankers Association – Trust Management Committee Member
East Grand Rapids Aquatics – Board Member
Economic Club of Grand Rapids – Member
Michigan Bar Association – Member
West Michigan Estate Planning Council – Member