Derrick A. Jones, JD, CFP®, CTFA
Senior Managing Director, Wealth Management Services and Chief Fiduciary Officer
Derrick Jones is Senior Managing Director for Truxton Trust Wealth Management Services and Chief Fiduciary Officer. He joined Truxton Trust during its initial organization in 2004. He is responsible for all strategic and executional matters associated with Wealth Management. Prior to Truxton Trust, Mr. Jones served as a Senior Vice President, Fiduciary Services Manager for SunTrust Bank, where he managed the largest trust and estate department in Tennessee. His prior positions with SunTrust included Regional Wealth Management and Trust Executive in both Northeast and Southeast Georgia.
Mr. Jones earned his Bachelor of Arts in business and finance from St. Leo College, where he graduated magna cum laude. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Alabama, where he received the W.T. Goodloe Rutland Endowed Scholarship and was Junior Editor of the Law & Psychology Review. Previously an adjunct professor at Belmont University, he is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor. Mr. Jones served six years in the Naval Submarine Service and is a member of the Alabama State Bar and the Estate Planning Councils of Middle Tennessee and Birmingham, Alabama. He is also a past Chairman of the Tennessee Bankers Association Trust Committee.