Jack Holmes, CFA

Senior Vice President

Jack is a Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager for Bridges Trust. He brings significant investment experience to the firm, having served as Chief Investment Officer at another organization for six years prior to joining Bridges in 2021. As Relationship Manager, Jack is responsible for business development, managing client portfolios, conducting security analysis, and developing investment policy for the firm.

Jack holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from Colorado State University and Master of Security Analysis & Portfolio Management from Creighton University. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation in 2012. Outside of the office, Jack serves on the boards of Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue and Elkhorn Public Schools Foundation. He is also a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Nebraska, and spends his free time reading and coaching his two children in a variety of sports.

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Jill Ylo, CFP®

Portfolio Analyst

Jill Ylo is a Portfolio Analyst who supports the Relationship Manager, Jack Holmes, at Bridges Trust. She plays a crucial role in managing client investment accounts and coordinating the delivery of solutions to individuals, families, trusts, and foundations who trust Bridges Trust to manage their assets. Jill holds a Bachelor of Science in Financial Counseling and Planning from Purdue University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Selling and Sales Management. She also has minors in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Film and Video Studies, and Communications. Jill’s extensive education and experience have allowed her to obtain several certifications and licenses, including the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certification, the SIE, Series 7, and Series 66 Licenses. Jill is dedicated to ensuring that clients receive quality service and investment solutions, and her attention to detail and keen analytical skills are invaluable assets to the firm.

Brenda Henzel

Client Service Manager

Brenda is a Client Service Manager at Bridges Trust. Brenda brings over 25 years of experience in banking, wealth management, and client investment services to her role. She enjoys delivering exceptional white glove service to clients and partners.

A past treasurer of the Women’s Center for Advancement Partners Guild, Brenda still volunteers with the WCA and has also assisted with several home builds for Habitat for Humanity of Omaha. Brenda enjoys spending time with friends and family outside of the office and believes that sometimes the smallest efforts make the biggest impact in other people’s lives.

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