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Ann S. Gluse, J.D., CTFA® AEP®

Director of Fiduciary Services Senior Vice President


Ann Gluse

About Ann S. Gluse, J.D., CTFA® AEP®

Ann Gluse earned a B.S. in Finance from the University of South Carolina in 1985. She received her J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2000 and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar the same year. She earned her Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation in 2009 and her Accredited Estate Planner® designation 2015.

Ann began her career in the financial services industry in 1990 with First Union where she worked until the completion of law school. After receiving her J.D., Ann practiced law focusing her practice in estate and wealth management planning. She joined South State Bank in 2005 and is the Director of Fiduciary Services for South State Private Wealth.

Ann is a past chair of the Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar and currently serves in the House of Delegates. She co-chaired the South Carolina Bar’s Probate Code Revision Committee Article 3, Part 8 review and also served on the South Carolina Bar’s Committee studying the proposed Uniform Trust Code. Ann is the Treasurer of the Columbia Estate Planning Council and is a past chair of the SC Bankers Association Trust Committee.

Ann is active in community affairs and has most recently served on the Board of Directors of the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties and the Board of Directors of  the Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands Region. She is a 2003 graduate of Leadership Columbia. Ann is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Columbia.

Ann and her husband, Eric, have one daughter and live in Columbia, S.C.