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Teresa Douglass

Columbia Office Information

720 E. Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201

Phone: (573) 874-8490

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Teresa Douglass, J.D., LLM, CPA

Vice President & Senior Fiduciary Officer

Direct Phone

573-874-8502

Email Address

teresa.douglass@centraltrust.net

Teresa has more than 30 years of experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, tax preparation, and tax controversy matters. She has practiced law and public accounting and has also worked for the Internal Revenue Service. During her career, she worked for H&R Block’s Tax Institute as a subject matter expert in the areas of estate, gift and trust taxation, as well as tax procedure and IRS representation.

Education & Certifications

  • Juris Doctor, University of Missouri – Kansas City Law School
  • LLM in Taxation, University of Florida – College of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Missouri – Kansas City
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Member of the Missouri Bar Association

Interests & Activities

Teresa is a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs Taxation Committee; the Missouri Bar Probate and Trust Committee; the Missouri Bar Elder Law Committee; the American Bar Association Tax Section; the American Bar Association Real Property, Trusts and Estates Section; the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA); and the Missouri Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (MONAELA). She is a past member of the Internal Revenue Service’s Advisory Council (IRSAC). She is a member of the Altrusa Club of Mexico, Missouri; the Elks Lodge 919; the Audrain County Historical Society; the Columbia Women’s Network; and the Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce. Teresa has served in various capacities on the board of directors of a number of local non-profit organizations, including Altrusa Foundation of Mexico, Missouri; Columbia Second Chance; the Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce; Children’s Therapy and Early Education School; the Audrain Humane Society; Mexico Kiwanis Club; and the Northeast Community Service Agency.

Teresa and her husband enjoy traveling, hiking and gardening, as well as spending time with their four grandchildren and three dogs.

Our Columbia Team

Amber Myers

Amber Myers, CISP

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager
Amy Henderson

Amy Henderson, J.D., CTFA

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Bryan Alee

Bryan Allee, J.D.

Senior Vice President & Chief Fiduciary Officer
Dave Stepanek

Dave Stepanek

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Denny Lachcik

Denny Lachcik

Assistant Vice President & Portfolio Manager
John Boudinot

Dr. John Boudinot

Vice President & Retirement Services Manager
Greg Berg

Greg Berg, CFA, CAIA

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Greg Jones

Greg Jones, J.D.

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Hamilton Trinidad

Hamilton Trinidad, AFIM®, APMA®, AWMA®, CMFC®

Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Jan Witherwax

Jan Witherwax, CTFA

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager
John Bailey

John Bailey, CFP®

Senior Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
John Stringer

John Stringer, CFP®

Trust Officer & Relationship Manager
Keith Schawo

Keith Schawo, CTFA

Executive Vice President & Columbia Market Executive
Kevin Carey

Kevin Carey, CFA

Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Kim Schwend

Kim Schwend, CISP

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager
Sarah Hanneken

Sarah Hanneken, CTFA

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager
Steven Jeffrey

Steven Jeffrey, CFP®, CIMA®

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Teresa Douglass

Teresa Douglass, J.D., LLM, CPA

Vice President & Senior Fiduciary Officer
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