April Drennan joined Cumberland Trust in 2019. As Vice President & Director of Special Asset Administration, April works in ongoing administration of special assets held in trust, such as commercial or residential real estate; closely-held business interests; mineral, oil, and gas interests; and promissory notes. Her duties include coordinating the purchase and sale of properties held in trust, analyzing appraisals and inspections, overseeing the management of special assets owned in trust, and navigating complicated situations to provide excellent client service to families that have special assets in their trust portfolios. She also manages a growing team of Special Assets Administration professionals providing specialized administration of these complex trust assets. Prior to Cumberland Trust, April worked at SunTrust Bank (now Truist) as a Trust Advisor, as well as a Closely-Held Business Asset Manager, where she managed a portfolio of privately-held assets owned in trusts or other structures where SunTrust had a fiduciary capacity.
April holds a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. She also holds an MBA from Bethel University in McKenzie, Tennessee. April is also a graduate of ABA Trust School, as well as Cannon’s Unique and Hard to Value Assets School. She is a member of the National Trust Real Estate Association (NTREA), as well as the National Trust Closely Held Business Association (NTCHBA).