Brian M. Sagrestano, JD, CFRE, is an author, public speaker and thought leader in the gift planning world. As the President and founder of Gift Planning Development, a full-service gift planning consulting firm, Brian provides gift planning services to a wide range of charitable clients from national organizations focused on high end gift plans to local charities seeking to start new gift planning programs.
Brian is also a principal of Constellation Advancement, LLC, a full-service development consulting firm. His Planned Giving Essentials and Planned Giving in a Box® programs have made gift planning accessible to the full-range of charities for the first time.
Brian and co-author Robert E. Wahlers recently released their second and third books together, Getting Started in Charitable Gift Planning, and the accompanying Resource Book, following their award winning first book, The Philanthropic Planning Companion in 2012.