Planned Giving Leader
Meet Laura J. Malone, CAP®, CEPA, Vice-President, American Endowment Foundation (AEF).
In her role as Vice President at American Endowment Foundation (AEF), Laura has consulted hundreds of trusted advisors, families and business owners about donor advised funds and other charitable giving strategies. Laura has been published in various local and national publications as well as speaks both locally and nationally to various financial, tax and estate planning organizations.
Prior to her role at AEF, Laura represented the economic and business interests of numerous government and private sector clients through corporate real estate acquisition, disposition and lease negotiations. This expertise has led her to a special concentration at AEF in the acceptance of complex/non-cash assets like closely held stock and real estate as charitable gifts.
Laura holds her Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation from the American College and serves as a faculty member for the Exit Planning Institute’s Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) Designation. Laura serves as Board Vice President of the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy and serves on the Boards of Cleveland Social Venture Partners and The Estate Planning Council of Cleveland.