Professional Advisors Council

The Professional Advisors Council consists of up of  top estate, wealth management, accounting, tax planning and insurance professionals. The Council is an invaulable sounding board for the Foundation's planned giving, gifting and service strategies. The Professional Advisors Council assists the Arlington Community Foundation in our roles in 1) connecting donors with the causes they care about and 2) building a stronger community both now and in the future.


The Professional Advisors Council

Elizabeth L. Wildhack, Esq., Chair

Don Manning, Esq., Honorary Chair
Manning & Murray, P.C.

Sid Simmonds, CPA, Honorary Chair
Simmonds & Klima, Ltd.

Sue Gruskiewicz, Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

Sean W. Hosty, CFP, Senior Vice President
The Monument Group at Morgan Stnaley Wealth Management

C. Kevin Jones CLU, ChFC, MSFS
Jones, Mead & Associates

Lauren K. Keenan, Esq.
Bean, Kinney & Korman, PC

Cynthia Keith, Wealth Advisor

Jonathan C. Kinney, Esq.
Bean, Kinney & Korman, PC

Barbara E. Nicastro, Esq.
Law Offices of Barbara E. Nicastro, Esq.

Martha Leary Sotelo, Esq.
Vaughan, Fincher & Sotelo, PC

Kelly A. Thompson, Esq.


The Members of the Professional Advisors Council:

  • Advise ACF on the changing needs of professional advisors and help broaden the circle of advisors who might recommend the Arlington Community Foundation to their clients.
  • Advise the Community Foundation on education session topics and speakers that would be of interest to professional advisors.
  • Will be invited to networking and education events.
  • Will have their name and company included in ACF's annual report and website.