The Planned Giving Council of Eastern Wisconsin
is a professional association dedicated to increasing charitable
gift planning for the benefit of the community.
14th Annual Comprehensive Planned Giving Seminar
Ray Odom, JD, CFP, Director of Wealth Transfer
Services, Northern Trust
Odom is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust - Chicago. He
National Director of Wealth Transfer Services in the Wealth Management
business unit. Ray serves as a national subject matter specialis
in wealth transfer planning and fiduciary product solutions. Ray
works with regional wealth advisory teams and wealth strategists
to provide valuable planning ideas to clients, prospects and their
advisers. He is an acclaimed speaker on wealth planning and asset
Prior to his current role, Ray served in the dual capacity of
Trust Administrator and Wealth Strategist, where he was responsible
for the administration of large, complex trusts for individuals
and families. His duties often involved working with sensitive family
situations, sophisticated estate plans, and complex property transfers.
Robert Driver, Senior Consultant, Gonser Gerber
joined the firm in 2012 after a nearly 25 year career in non-profit
advancement leadership. He provides advancement consulting services
hospitals and healthcare organizations, educational institutions
and other non-profits nationally.
Robert served as Vice President of Development for the Carle Foundation
a $1.5 billion healthcare organization. Under his guidance, the
team quadruples its donor base and raised $35 million including
completion of the institution's first comprehensive campaign.