As part of our Longview Gives Back program, Longview sponsored the 8th annual Summit on Philanthropy on September 21st at the Jackson Center. The Summit on Philanthropy is the Community Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County’s annual flagship event, and Longview has had the honor of offering sponsorship since its inception. This year’s event featured Lauren Smith, MD, MPH from Boston, MA where she serves as the Managing Director of FSG, a non-profit 501(c)3 consulting firm supporting leaders in creating large-scale, lasting social
Longview was proud to serve as a Gold sponsor for the HudsonAlpha Foundation’s 2016 Tie the Ribbons event held on Thursday, September 22nd in the Von Braun Center North Hall.
Last year, Tie the Ribbons, which supports breast and ovarian cancer research and awareness, kicked off Information is Power, the Institute’s year-long genetic cancer risk testing initiative. The screening, which is a test for BRCA1 and BRCA2 hereditary forms of breast and ovarian cancer, was free for women born
Congratulation to Longview’s own Jeff Jones for earning the IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) designation. EAs are the only federally licensed tax practitioners who specialize in taxation and also have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS.
The Enrolled Agent designation is earned by passing a three-part comprehensive examination, which covers all aspects of the tax code, and completing the IRS’ application process including a rigorous background check conducted by the IRS. In addition to the stringent testing and application process, the
Jeff was recently selected to serve on NAPFA’s South Region Board. The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee- Only financial advisors – highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve- which provides support and education for over 2400 members all over the country. He is also a member of the Philanthropic Advisors Network at the Community Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County and volunteers in
Andrew was recently selected to serve on the Huntsville Hospital Development Council. In addition to this appointment, Andrew currently serves as the national chair of NAPFA Genesis, the community of next generation advisors that exists to facilitate professional growth, engage future leaders, and ultimately impact the financial planning profession. He is also an executive board member of the Southeastern Rett Syndrome Alliance (SRSA) and continues his involvement in Leadership Huntsville/Madison County’s Connect program.
Congratulations to Jessica Smith for Completion of the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® Designation
Jessica Smith has earned the Charted Advisor in Philanthropy® professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. The CAP® program provides professionals in the nonprofit and financial services fields that work with individuals and families in the development and implementation of philanthropic programs with the knowledge and tools needed to help clients reach their charitable giving objectives while also helping them meet their estate planning and wealth management goals.