Brad Lidstone

Chief Operating Officer



J. Bradford Lidstone Jr. is the Chief Operating Officer and a Senior Vice President for First State Trust (“FST”). Brad is responsible for the oversight of all operational activities as well as managing and developing his current team. He is a member of the FST Fiduciary Steering Committee. Prior to joining FST, Brad was previously with The Haverford Trust Company, since 2001, as Vice President of Trust Operations. There he was a member of the Operations Committee and managed a team that was responsible for all custody transactions, tax forms and the client website.

Brad graduated from Temple University with a degree in Finance. He currently holds FINRA licenses 7, 24, and 66 and achieved the Certified Securities Operations Professional (CSOP) certification from the Institute of Certified Bankers-American Bankers Association.