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Alyssa Mediate

Specialty: Business Development
Location: Knoxville

Alyssa Mediate is a Business Development Officer based out of Cumberland Trust’s Knoxville office. In her role, Alyssa works to expand Cumberland Trust’s reach in East Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. She builds relationships with the estate planning communities in these regions to connect individuals, families and their financial, legal, and tax advisors with Cumberland Trust’s personalized trust solutions.

Prior to joining Cumberland Trust, Alyssa worked as Assistant Vice President, Commercial Banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Western Pennsylvania and New York advising clients on growth and operations, cash flow and efficiency, risk management, strategic guidance and capital, and wealth management. During this time, she also served as Net Zero Ambassador for Bank of America in both markets—assisting in Bank of America’s deployment of capital to further their Environmental Business Initiative, which seeks to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon, sustainable economy aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Previously, Alyssa served as a CARES Act Associate at Merrill Lynch, and clerked for First American Financial Corporation in their Commercial Services Division as well as Koch Industries.

Alyssa holds a J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law. Prior to earning her law degree, she received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics from Northwood University in Midland, Michigan.

Alyssa is a member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council and Tocqueville Society, and a member of the Federalist Society. She serves as the Philanthropy Chair for the Pittsburgh Alpha Chi Omega Alumnae chapter. Alyssa is also an outgoing member of the Junior Board of Directors of Literacy Pittsburgh. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with Smokey Mountain Service Dogs, playing golf, and horseback riding.