Robert Sharpe

“Robert Sharpe, Jr., President, Sharpe Group, is a leader in planned and major giving, noted author and speaker. With more than 30 years of fund development and consulting experience, Mr. Sharpe has helped many of the nation’s leading nonprofits plan and implement successful major gift planning and endowment development programs. He is the author of many articles on a variety of gift planning topics and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, Smart Money, Market Watch, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Trusts & Estates, Kiplinger’s and others. He is a frequent speaker at gatherings across the country. He serves on the editorial board of Trusts & Estates magazine and writes a column on philanthropic matters. He is co-author of Model Standards for Gift Valuation adopted by the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning. Mr. Sharpe is a cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University and Cornell Law School.”