"Combining and Tiering Family & Charitable Goals in Estate Planning"
Marc Littlecott is the Director of Gift Planning at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Foundation, where he has been on staff since 2014. He has worked as a specialist in the field of planned giving since 1999, including 14years with The Salvation Army. Since arriving at SDSU, he and his small team average 50-70 new planned gifts a year, in the range of $25-35M altogether annually.
He was the Secretary & Treasurer of the former Charitable IRA Initiative, which lobbied for passage of the Charitable IRA Rollover and its expansion for split-interest gifts. He presently serves on the editorial board of Planned Giving Today Magazine and is a frequent contributor of articles for the same. Marc is asked to make several presentations a year to various planned giving councils and conferences, often about his more popular article topics.
After graduating from the Virginia Military Institute, Marc served as a commissioned Army officer before working in the nonprofit field. He lives in Brookings, SD with his small family and in his spare time enjoys playing the sax in the community, especially every Christmas for The Salvation Army kettle in area grocery stores.