Our Faculty

These nationally known experts will put decades of experience at your fingertips. No other program offers the same breadth and depth of hands-on planned giving experience.

  • Jerad Beltz, J.D., Freeman, Freeman and Smiley, L.L.P.
  • Stephanie Buckley, J.D., LL.M. Wells Fargo
  • Reynolds T. Cafferata, J.D., Rodriguez, Horii, Choi & Cafferata L.L.P.
  • Steven Chidester, Esq.,Withers, Bergman, L.L.P.
  • John Lansing, Esq., Elder Law Attorney
  • Michael Losquadro, CSPG, Practicum Faculty Advisor, American Institute for Philanthropic Studies, Sr. Advisor – Campus Advancement, University Relations & Advancement, California State University, Office of the Chancellor
  • James F. Normandin*, Consultant, James Normandin and Associates
  • Jane Peebles, J.D., Karlin & Peebles, L.L. P.
  • Philip M. Purcell, CFRE, MPA/JD, Consultant for Philanthropy, LLC, Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Lilly School of Philanthropy
  • Juan Ros, CFP, CSPG, Lamia Financial Group, Inc.
  • Lynda L. Sands*, JD, MBA, Asset Sentry, ALC
  • Claudia B. Sangster, JD., Senior Vice President, Director of Family Education, Governance Wealth Planning, Advisory Services, Northern Trust
  • Cathy R. Sheffield, CAP, CSPG, CFRE, FCEP, President, ThinkGiving & Vice President, Thompson and Associates
  • Craig Wruck, Vice President, University Advancement, Humboldt State University
* Founding Faculty