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Synthesizing Financial, Investment and Charitable Plans to Magnify Impact

Episode 4, Season 1 | Featuring Shilpa Andalkar

In this episode, we are joined by Shilpa Andalkar. Shilpa is a wealth manager at Ensemble Capital, a San Francisco-based firm and certified B Corporation that provides investment management for families, trusts and foundations.  Earlier in her career, Shilpa worked in the non-profit space —specifically in efforts to improve air and water quality in California. She is passionate about serving mission-minded investors.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Why philanthropy is an important aspect of a financial plan
  • The benefits of unifying charitable objectives in a more strategic way
  • How financial advisors can introduce charitable giving to clients


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