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Working with Advisors: When, Why & How?

Los Angeles Advisors in Philanthropy (LA-AiP)

Monday, May 14, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)

Working with Advisors: When, Why & How?

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LA PAN / AiP Members
Ended $40.00 $1.99
Foundations and Funders Ended $40.00 $1.99
Non-Member Ended $75.00 $2.87

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Advisors in Philanthropy

The Los Angeles Chapter of Advisors in Philanthropy Presents

Working with Advisors: When, Why & How?


Keynote Speaker:

Trent Stamp
Executive Director,
The Eisner Foundation


MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012


Luxe Sunset Hotel, Los Angeles (see map at right)

Keynote speaker:

Trent StampTrent Stamp
Executive Director, Eisner Foundation

Few leaders in the country have seen the non-profit sector from as many vantage points as Trent Stamp has in his career. He started as a direct service provider working in one of America's most disadvantaged rural communities and has since moved to be a senior executive for one of America's largest and most influential charities, the founder and leader of his own national non-profit, a board member several times over, a nationally-recognized charity watchdog, a commentator and expert analyst on charity issues for network television news shows, a prolific writer and well-known blogger, and to his current position as the chief executive of one of Southern California's highest-profile and most-influential foundations.

Trent Stamp has been executive director of The Eisner Foundation since 2008. In that role, he is responsible for all aspects of the foundation's management, including strategy, execution, operations, evaluation, marketing, and the awarding of The Eisner Prize. Trent represents the organization externally to various community audiences, regularly publishes editorials and articles about issues affecting the non-profit sector, and is a frequent speaker and presenter at national conferences and seminars on philanthropic issues.

In addition to his Eisner Foundation duties, Trent currently provides leadership to the Southern California philanthropic community by being a member of the Board of Advisors for The Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy at USC and by serving on the Board of Directors of Southern California Grantmakers. He also works as a consultant to the Committee on the Arts at The Aspen Institute.

Trent lives in Hermosa Beach, California with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he is a volunteer coach for five youth sports teams and serves on the Board of the Hermosa Beach Little League.


Kent E. Seton, Esq.Kent E. Seton, Esq.
Managing Partner, Seton & Associates, PLC
Business Lawyers For Charities

Kent E. Seton, Esq., an entrepreneur at heart, started his law career simultaneously with the launch of a separate online venture that quickly grew into one of the largest nationwide providers preparing the paperwork for creating 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. At its height, this online company was forming over 200 501(c)(3) organizations per month. At the same time, he also steadily grew his transactional law practice in the Beverly Hills and outlying areas, and has become one of the foremost attorneys representing charities. He also lends his experience to social entrepreneurs by advising them as they form and structure new businesses. Kent rejects the idea of "one size fits all" and works with each client separately to develop legal solutions tailored to meet their specific legal and business needs. In addition to speaking regularly on a variety of topics, he also spearheaded a complimentary periodic event featuring some of the most advanced thinkers in the nonprofit sector for the benefit of sharing resources, information and networking in the Los Angeles Area. He also enjoys lecturing on subjects including "social entrepreneurism," collaborations, mergers and acquisition s in the nonprofit sector, strategies for donors and fundraisers, and "hybrid" entities. 


Darya Allen-AttarDarya Allen-Attar
President, Los Angeles Chapter, AiP
Financial Advisor

Darya Allen-Attar is a Financial Advisor focusing on Strategic Wealth Management for high net worth families, nonprofits, foundations and endowments. Her investment process draws upon her knowledge of asset allocation, investment management, and income and estate tax issues and structures. Darya brings a wealth of knowledge of the investment markets and 22 years of experience in financial services.


11:30am-12:00pm     Mix & Meet Networking

12:00pm-1:15pm       Moderated Panel Discussion

1:15pm-1:30pm         Q&A and Closing Comments


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Members: If you have lunch credits carried over from 2011, you will receive a discount code via email to register for a complimentary ticket.



For questions concerning this event, please contact Kim Christensen.

The mission, focus, vision and passion of this group is collaboration and education.  Through our programs and events, we hope to create an environment and a venue in which the three component groups of philanthropy in Los Angeles meet to share best practices in a forum dedicated to education and collaboration.  Our group will bring together advisors with nonprofit executives and foundation leaders for these purposes.

To join or renew your membership, click here.

• Advisor Members ($300 annual membership fee or dual Chapter membership for $500)
• Nonprofits ($200 annual membership fee)

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11461 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, 90049

Monday, May 14, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)

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Los Angeles Advisors in Philanthropy (LA-AiP)

Los Angeles Advisors in Philanthropy (LA‐AiP) seeks to increase the scale and quality of philanthropy in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Advisors in Philanthropy (LA-AiP) is leading a new era of local, collaborative, impactful philanthropy. Its mission is to serve as a platform for innovative philanthropic work in Los Angeles, and to make LA a global philanthropy hub by bringing together the  financial, legal, social impact and nonprofit communities. LA-AiP attracts leaders from across the broad spectrum of philanthropy, providing opportunities to share perspectives, build best practices and form productive partnerships.


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