ESTATE PLANNING: Alex has practiced law since 1993. Her practice focuses on estate planning and charitable gift planning in New York.
GIFT PLANNING: Alex is an experienced fundraiser and charitable gift planner. She has worked for more than two decades at educational and health care organizations in multiple states during large campaigns. She is a leader at the local and national levels, and enjoys mentoring new fundraisers.
COACHING: Alex is a seasoned gift planner and enjoys helping others expand their knowledge. She is also a published author and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with those who aspire to write a book or a series. Alex has a published trilogy and is currently writing a middle school book series.
Alex is an experienced professional with a broad background in law, fundraising, and writing. Her energy and enthusiasm are contagious. Alex will help you hone your skills and be more successful in your career and in your life.
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Alex's 3 books have been featured on several podcasts and radio shows.
**Joe Tumolo interviewed Alex for a podcast on November 11, 2018
**Ted Hart of The Nonprofit Coach interviewed Alex about book 1 on May 22, 2018, book 2 on March 26, 2019, and book 3 on September 17, 2019. Ted also invited Alex to be a panelist celebrating the 9th anniversary show on April 16, 2019.
**Alex created a Blog called Now and Zen in the summer of 2019 and began publishing biweekly blogs focusing on gift planning topics.
**Alex's first blog about Inverse Mentors was published by the National
Association of Charitable Gift Planners on August 29, 2018.
**Meryl Cosentino, CGP Board member, reviewed book 1 on June 21, 2018.
**Claudine Donikian, President and CEO of Pentera, Inc., reviewed book 2 in the fall of 2018.
Alex's first book signing was hosted by Pentera, Inc. on October 18, 2018, at the National Conference on Philanthropic Planning in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alex's second book signing was hosted by Pentera, Inc. on October 2, 2019, at the Charitable Gift Planners Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Alex is a well-respected gift planning professional and enjoys training and speaking on a variety of fundraising topics. Presentations can be tailored to any audience size or level, and can be lecture-style, interactive or a case study. Please visit the Presentation section on this site for a full list of past and upcoming presentations.
Alex's books have been featured in webinars hosted by Pentera, Inc. Book 1 was featured on June 26, 2018; book 2 on December 4, 2018; and book 3 on August 7, 2019.