Advocate for Strategic Philanthropy
Dan Nigito has been serving the financial services industry for 35 years. As the CEO of American Philanthropic Advisors, LLC,
he specializes in using charitable remainder trusts, life insurance and family foundations to create strategies for wealth accumulation and
preservation. His programs have saved families millions in tax dollars and created millions more for charities across the United States.
Dan is an accomplished author, guest columnist and creator of the CLEAR™
(Charitably Leveraged Estate Accumulation & Retirement) Plan, the nation's first interactive, software-based financial planning program that focuses on using charitable
remainder trusts to solve common estate and retirement concerns.
He received his bachelor's degree in English and journalism from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and holds a Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®)
designation. Dan lives in Bethlehem, where he spends his time listening obediently to his
wife, Shelley, while doling out money to their five children and four grandchildren. His bulldog, Gracie, asks for nothing.