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Trusted Advisors

We are grateful for the professional advisors who volunteer their time and expertise as part of our Cornerstone Council.

This advisory group provides a forum for professional advisors to learn more about the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation and for us to learn ways to better serve advisors and their clients in philanthropic planning.

Abby Leach Schumaker, co-chair

Advisor Spotlights

Read How to Have Conversations About Estate Planning

How to Have Conversations About Estate Planning

Tara Mattessich, shareholder at Larkin Hoffman, shares her tips and tricks for discussing philanthropy with clients.

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Read How a Rural Attorney Built Her Practice

How a Rural Attorney Built Her Practice

Attorney Abby Leach Schumaker shares her views on the importance of community foundations and charitable giving in a rural community.

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Read Q&A With Clayton Chan

Q&A With Clayton Chan

The estate planning lawyer shares his views on charitable giving, community foundations and helping clients achieve their goals.

Read his interview
Read Advisor Spotlight: Stuart Bear

Advisor Spotlight: Stuart Bear

We spoke with Stuart Bear of Chestnut Cambronne about achieving his clients’ charitable goals.

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Read the Power of Relationships

Power of Relationships

Here's how one Professional Advisor helped open 100 funds with the Foundation.

Read Our Q&A with Bob Chandler



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