Steve Newlin has served Navy Federal as a Senior Trust Officer since 2004. During his career of over 20 years, he has
helped hundreds of families with their estate and trust needs. He specializes in helping each family locate a qualified estate
planning attorney and establishing a comprehensive estate plan to help them stay out of court, minimize legal fees and taxes,
and preserve wealth for their heirs.
As part of our Trust Services team, Steve oversees the settlement of estates, the management of trusts, taking
care of heirs needing assistance, supporting minor children, protecting incapacitated family members, and passing wealth to future generations
in a disciplined and tax-efficient manner. He is a frequent speaker at Navy Federal estate planning seminars and meets with families
daily—at no cost—to assist them in addressing their estate planning needs.
Steve is an attorney with an M.B.A and Bachelor's degree in accounting. He is an active church leader and foster parent.
He and his wife, Rebecca, have five children and live in Manassas, Virginia.
Tom Stout is a Trust Officer who concentrates on estate and financial planning, investments, and estate administration.
He joined Navy Federal in 2008 and has broad experience with all aspects of trust and estate administration.
Tom began his career as an attorney focusing on estate, gift, and individual tax planning. During his time as a
practicing attorney, he helped thousands of people with their estate plans. He has spoken on estate planning techniques at pre-retirement symposiums sponsored
by many major Southern California corporations. In 1998, Tom joined a bank trust department focusing on trusts and investments for the bank's client group.
After joining Navy Federal, he brought the same experience and desire to help Navy Federal members reach their estate and investment goals.
Tom earned his B.A. from Brigham Young University, his J.D. (Juris Doctor) from the University of Idaho School of Law,
and his L.L.M. (Masters of Law) in Taxation from the University of San Diego.
He enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters and enjoys the lifestyle that beautiful San Diego has