Hope Adams is Senior Counsel, Investment Management and Securities, for PNC Bank, National Association, and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining PNC Bank, Ms. Adams was a Counsel at Reed Smith LLP in Washington, D.C., where she was a member of the Investment Management and Alternative Funds practice groups, and a Partner at Venable, LLP, where she was a member of the Corporate and Securities practice group. Ms. Adams received a J.D. from Campbell University and an LL.M in Taxation from the University of Florida. She is admitted to the Bars of North Carolina, District of Columbia and Pennsylvania.