Board Member Bio

A. Charles Schultz, JD, AEP

Executive Committee and Past Chairman of the Board

Charles Schultz is a California attorney who specializes in charitable giving and estate planning. He is President of Crescendo Interactive, Inc. and is the principal creator of the GiftLegacy Pro Marketing System.  In addition, he is Editor for the GiftLaw Pro charitable tax service and the weekly GiftLegacy and GiftLaw eNewsletters.

Charles writes, speaks and publishes extensively. He teaches over 30 planned giving seminars/webinars per year and is President of, an Internet education program for gift planners and professional advisors.  He also serves as Executive Director of, an association of attorneys with charitable receptivity.  His law degree is from the University of Michigan.  He is an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP®) and member of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils’ Estate Planning Hall of Fame®.  He is a member of the Gift Planning Hall of Fame and the Leadership Institute of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners. Charles is on the Board of Directors for the Christian Foundation of America.