Members of the Professional Advisor Recognition Society

The Baltimore Community Foundation recognizes these professional advisors who demonstrate a commitment to the community by working to advance philanthropy and encourage charitable giving across Baltimore.

We also thank all professional advisors who refer clients to BCF. See a complete list of referring advisors here.


D. Crystal Alford-Cooper

Law & Associates

Robert G. Blue

Royston, Mueller, McLean & Reid, LLP
"I am ever impressed with the depth of knowledge and helpfulness of the personnel at BCF. Whether the matter is large or small, the BCF team is ready, willing and able to lend a hand. BCF has earned its reputation as the go-to resource for philanthropy in our area."

Eddie C. Brown

Brown Capital Management, Inc.
"I don't just recommend BCF. I use BCF. The experts at the Community Foundation are dependable, creative, and responsive. BCF makes it easy to be a philanthropist."

Martin P. Brunk

"The Baltimore Community Foundation is the ultimate solution for the philanthropist. The BCF turnkey approach provides the 'peace of mind' that your contributions are making a difference in the community."

Nancy Bryant

Bryant Financial Advisory

Lee Carpenter, Esq.

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr
“I find that making these connections is one of the most gratifying parts of my work as an estate planner.”

Jonathan D. Eisner

DLA Piper

John T. Faulkingham

Law Office of John T. Faulkingham LLC
"As a  lawyer  I work with my clients on getting them to feel comfortable to open up to share what their concerns are, what their goals are, and how I can advise them to meet those goals. BCF for me has been a good partner in that because while I can describe some charitable activities from a 30,000-foot level, BCF is in those charitable works on a daily basis and I can introduce my clients to BCF members who can really give them the taste of what they can accomplish if they put their minds,...

Sandra P. Gohn

DLA Piper
"I try and live by the words of Hillel, a Jewish scholar 2,000 years ago: ' If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And when I am for myself, what am 'I'? And if not now, when? ' "

Jeffrey K. Gonya

Venable LLP
"The Baltimore Community Foundation is a tremendous asset for Baltimore. I encourage my clients and friends who care about Baltimore and its well-being to get involved with BCF."

Chester H. Hobbs IV

Bodie, Dolina, Hobbs, Friddell & Grenzer, P.C.
“Working with clients to prepare their estate plans is very rewarding, and it’s even better when I can provide them with the tools they need to meet their charitable goals.” 

Charles B. Jones

Thomas & Libowitz, P.A.
"The Baltimore Community Foundation is remarkably creative and its influence on and care for the philanthropic heart of the region stands as a sentinel of confidence."

Stanard T. Klinefelter

Brown Advisory
"There are many, many roles that BCF plays in our community. One is ---and we are really in a terrible position here in this community--there are tens of thousands of people who have little in the way of resources and more importantly, little in the way of hope. On the other hand, you have hundreds of donors who have an interest in doing something but really don’t know what to do. But they have the resources to be able to help. And so, to some extent there is a lack of hope on that side too....

Frederick S. Koontz

Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP
"The Baltimore Community Foundation is a cost effective and therefore sensible approach to charitable giving. One wishing to avoid the inevitable administrative burdens of philanthropy would be wise to consult the experts at BCF who make charitable giving easy for everyone."

Cristin C. Lambros

Cristin C. Lambros, LLC

Frank G. Lidinsky

Law Office of Frank G. Lidinsky

Mary Guidera Loker

Smith, Gildea & Schmidt

Ricka E. Neuman

PBMares, LLP
“There is nothing better than helping a client or to personally achieve a charitable giving goal that is incredibly meaningful.”

Lynn B. Sassin

Gordon Feinblatt, LLC
"It is a privilege to be a partner with BCF. Through BCF's vision, innovative approach and collaborative efforts, our neighborhoods, schools and community are improving in significant ways. BCF has motivated all of us to dream, take risks, seize opportunities, and give back."

Natalie B. Sherman

Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP
“Helping my clients accomplish their philanthropic goals requires an able and willing charitable partner.  BCF is that and so much more.  Their excellent personal service makes it easy for me to recommend BCF to my clients.”

H. James Smith III

RBC Wealth Management
"The Baltimore Community Foundation is an important tool for every financial advisor who strives to meet all of their clients' goals and objectives. BCF has proven to be a tremendous resource for me professionally, as well as for my clients, in understanding the wide array of available charitable giving options."

Shale Stiller

DLA Piper
"I don't know a group of people in the Baltimore area that is better at helping one make intelligent decisions on philanthropy than the group that assembled at BCF."

Lisa Strong

French, Shepley, and Strong LLC

Robert L. Waldman

Venable LLP
"In addition to providing valuable philanthropic support, the Baltimore Community Foundation has the rare ability to pool resources from diverse sources to provide creative solutions to Baltimore’s most serious challenges."
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