Professional Advisory Committee

Philanthropy is our only business. Our goal is to help your clients give in the way that works best for them, their family, their assets and their legacy. Through the Professional Advisory Committee, the Foundation stays informed by and connected to the region’s professional advisors.

Advisors Kerry Friedman, Ed Towson and Tikkun Gottschalk celebrating CFWNC's 40th anniversary at Highland Brewing in 2018. Photo by Michael Oppenheim.

Professional Advisory Committee

Sarah Sparboe Thornburg, McGuire Wood & Bissette Law Firm, Chair

L. Daniel Akers, Jr., Altavista Wealth Management, Inc.

James W. Baley, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

Mike Begley, Begley Law Firm, P.A.

Vincent D. Childress, Jr., Roberts & Stevens P.A.

R. Walton Davis, R. Walton Davis, III, P.A.

Betty Doll, Doll & Associates, Long Term Care Insurance Services

Nicki Engel, Patla, Straus, Robinson & Moore, P.A.

Evan Gilreath, Gilreath Shealy Law PLLC

Larry B. Harris, CPA, CFP, Parsec Financial Management, Inc.

BJ Kilgore, The VanWinkle Law Firm

Harris Livingstain, McGuire, Wood & Bissette Law Firm

Shon Norris, Gould Killian CPA Group, P.A.

Kale Olson, Hilliard Lyons

Harli L. Palme, Parsec Financial Management, Inc.

Townsend Tanner, Wells Fargo Advisors LLC, CFP®

Carter Webb, Strauss & Associates, PA