Wealth Advisory Service provides customized financial alternatives for three core lines of business: wealth advisory, corporate client, and regional banking services. The firm is one of the most respected independent financial services organizations in the United States, known for its expertise, the quality of its staff and its services. Not only is Wealth Advisory Service one of the country's largest personal trust providers and most highly thought of wealth managers, it is also a major bank serving the deposit and financing needs of individuals and businesses throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Globally, it is a leader in providing corporate trust and special purpose (SP) services to sophisticated business entities. It has a staff of more than 2,500, with worldwide clients on six continents, in all 50 states, and in 81 foreign countries.