Randy Fox

Randy Fox

A third-generation entrepreneur, Randy Fox is a founder of Two Hawks Consulting, LLC., and EzCharitable, LLC., an online training resource for professional advisors who wish to expand their capabilities in philanthropic giving. EzCharitable has created original content that is useful for attorneys, financial advisors, CPAs all of which will facilitate better philanthropic advice for families of wealth.

He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of Planned Giving Design Center, a national newsletter for philanthropic advisors.

Randy has recently been named the Distinguished Co-Honorary Chair 2017 Improving Financial Awareness & Financial Awareness Movement by the Financial Awareness Foundation. In 2015, Randy was awarded the Fithian Leadership Award by the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy

Randy was a founding principal of InKnowVision, LLC., a national consulting and marketing firm that developed estate and wealth transfer designs for clients of exceptional wealth. During his tenure, more than 300 families were served and more than $500 million was directed to philanthropic purposes.

He served as director and faculty member of the InKnowVision Institute, which provided professional advisors with the advanced technical and interpersonal tools required to attract and work successfully with high net-worth clients.

Charitable Deductions Did Not Go Away

For many Americans the new tax act, now known as Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017, means they will no longer itemize their charitable deductions. While this may make their tax filing simpler, it also means that giving money to charity will no longer be tax deductible...

Time to Revisit Your Bequest Program

Bequest programs are a fundamental building block of any planned giving program and for good reasons: They are simple to establish; they represent the largest segment of planned gifts (over 65 percent by some estimates); and they do not change the donor’s life one iota...

Planned Giving Fundamentals: Easy Steps to Begin Your Program

On occasion, I get called in to discuss planned giving options, especially for smaller organizations. Often, they want to attempt to roll out a planned giving program without first laying the proper groundwork. In football terminology, start with basic “blocking and tackling...

Section 1031 and Done: New Opportunities for Charities

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act that went into effect on Jan. 1 contains sweeping changes to the entire tax system. Corporate, personal and estate taxes have been revamped entirely, and practitioners are scrambling to adapt to the new regime and to provide the “right” advice for their clients...