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Advisor Spotlight

For some people, it’s a job. For others, it’s an opportunity to infuse their day-to-day tasks with a passion to help. From this passion, we recognize advisors who encourage and present philanthropic opportunities to clients who are planning their estates and intend to support the fight against cancer.

Gary Streit, Professional Advisor of the Year

Gary  Streit, JD

American Cancer Society National Professional Advisor of the Year

Gary Streit, JD, is an NPAN member and former chair of the American Cancer Society’s Nationwide Gift Planning Advisor Council. Gary has been involved with the American Cancer Society for over 40 years, having served in volunteer roles as a member of the national Board of Directors, as well as chairing that body in 2004. He also played a critical volunteer role in the creation of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and served as the national board chair in 2002. Gary fights back against cancer by consistently being one of the top ten Relay For Life fundraisers in the country, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for our mission to lead the fight for a world without cancer. Gary is a member of Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. His practice focuses on estate and business succession planning, qualified plans and employee benefits, taxation, and other general business matters. Gary was president of the firm from 2002 through 2016. He is also an American Cancer Society Champion, helping to save more lives from cancer, as he has designated the American Cancer Society in his estate plans.

Michael Wild, Professional Advisor of the Year

Michael D. Wild, JD

American Cancer Society National Professional Advisor of the Year

Michael D. Wild, JD, an NPAN member, has participated in the American Cancer Society Real Men Wear Pink program for three years and was named highest fundraising Real Men Wear Pink participant in 2018 for Broward county. Michael is the first Real Men participant to have vowed to wear a pink jacket every day in October to raise funds and awareness in the fight against breast cancer. Logo placements on his jacket provided not only brand awareness for supporters, but also engaged those companies in the cause. Michael is the managing partner of Wild Felice & Partners, PA, and he is a leader in his community. He serves on the boards of several local nonprofits and has chaired many committees. Michael was named Small Business Person of the Year for the City of Plantation and was listed in the Wall Street Journal as one of South Florida’s Top Attorneys. Michael has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine multiple times as a Rising Star. This prestigious designation, selected by other lawyers in Florida, is bestowed upon less than three percent of all attorneys each year. With a genuine enthusiasm for his work, Michael is a frequent speaker to advisors and clients on the subjects of estate planning, wealth transfer, probate administration, and asset protection. He prides himself on implementing a holistic approach to planning, treating his clients like family and working with them instead of talking at them.

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Robert K. Kirkland, Esq.

Bit by Bit - Understanding the Planning/Fiduciary Administration Aspects of Cryptocurrency

Presenter: Robert K. Kirkland, Esq.

August 20th, 2019 12pm ET

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The Impact Donations Make

Multiple Myeloma Survivor Rides for Hope

Jim Bond knows he’s blessed to be alive. 25 years ago he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer that starts in the bone marrow. Jim started treatment of an experimental drug funded by the American Cancer Society and was in remission within two weeks. Discover why Jim’s doctor calls him a ‘walking miracle’.

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