Advisory Chairman - Ed Sandifer
Ed Sandifer serves as the Planned and Major Gifts Officer for the Indianapolis Zoo, joining the Zoo in 2002. Ed began his career in philanthropy in 1999 as Director of Planned Giving at Marian College (now Marian University) in Indianapolis, while concurrently serving as Assistant Counsel to the Indiana State Senate. Ed previously served as an attorney in private practice focusing on estate planning, probate, real estate, and family law matters.
Ed currently serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners. He is a member and former president of the Charitable Gift Planners of Indiana, and he is also a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Indiana Chapter. Ed received his B.A. from Indiana University and his J.D. from Indiana University McKinney School of Law.
"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated."