Allentown, Pa., April 10, 2020—Lehigh Valley Community Foundation recently named R. Nicholas Nanovic, partner at Gross McGinley, LLP, to its Board of Governors. Nanovic will serve on the Community Foundation’s Community Relations Committee. Nanovic leads Gross McGinley’s Wills, Trusts & Estates Group. He is an Accredited Estate Planner® by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils and has extensive background in estate planning, trusts, estate administration, taxation, and business.
Nanovic has over ten years of experience advising individuals and business owners on their estate planning and tax needs. He designs comprehensive and customized estate plans for individuals and business owners as well as navigating complex tax matters, utilizing various types of trusts to ensure assets are protected for future generations.
Active in the community, Nick volunteers and serves as a regional coordinator with the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Wills for Heroes program that provides free basic estate planning documents to first responders and military veterans in Pennsylvania. He currently serves as Coordinator for Lehigh and Northampton Counties. He also served on the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation’s Board of Associates.
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars has named Nick in its annual listing for the past five years, a distinction awarded to less than 2.5% of attorneys across the state. He was also recently named to Lehigh Valley Business’ 2020 Forty Under 40 list.
He earned his LL.M. in Taxation (2008) and his J.D. (2007) from University of Miami School of Law. Nanovic attended the University of Notre Dame, earning his B.B.A. in 2004. A devoted alumnus, Nick serves as President of the Notre Dame Club of the Lehigh Valley.
The Board of Governors at the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation provide administrative, programmatic, and fiscal oversight in support of the organization’s mission. Members of the Board serve as ambassadors, promoting the Community Foundation as a vehicle for philanthropy and a leader of community improvement.
About the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation
For five decades, the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation has helped donors with their charitable contributions with a simple, powerful, and highly personalized approach. LVCF is a philanthropic hub for the Lehigh Valley—who knows and navigates the landscape of the Lehigh Valley’s community needs to connect people who care to causes that matter.
With a diverse and respected Board of Governors, the Community Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Foundation is cause-neutral and supports all areas of community needs in the Lehigh Valley and beyond in compliance with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. To learn more, visit: www.lehighvalleyfoundation.org.