Andrew Watt, FInstF Again Named a Distinguished 2016 Improving Financial Awareness & Financial Literacy Co-honorary Chair
February 1, 2016
This February, The Financial Awareness Foundation selected their distinguished 2016 Improving Financial Awareness & Financial Literacy co-honorary chairs representing thought leadership within Academia, Media, and Financial & Nonprofit Associations. Once again, AFP President & CEO Andrew Watt, FInstF will join this prestigious group. Andrew views nonprofits as a critical interface between the public and government and is an outspoken advocate and champion for philanthropy on Capitol Hill, in the Canadian Parliament and other legislatures around the world. He has been appointed to the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt Organization (ACT) and has served on the Public Policy Committee of Independent Sector since 2012. He has been invited to speak in many countries about fundraising and philanthropy, working to bring charities and governments together to maximize the impact of philanthropy and help engage citizens with their communities and their world.
The Financial Awareness Foundation distinguished honorary co-chairs are strong supporters and advocates for improving financial awareness and financial literacy and provide leadership and support for bring the core principles of estate and financial planning to the public and in attracting new financial service associations and organizations, nonprofits, and major employers to join in and participate in this very important strategic financial awareness campaign.
The current slate of distinguished 2016 Improving Financial Awareness & Financial Literacy co-honorary chairs is as follows:
- Andrew Watt, FlnstF, AFP President & CEO.
- Susan R. Lipp, JD, Editor in Chief of Trusts & Estates magazine, the WealthManagement.com Journal for estate-planning professionals, and a member of the Penton Wealth Management team.
- Patricia D. White, JD, Dean of the University of Miami School of Law.