Ed Sandifer

Planned & Major Gifts Officer

Indianapolis Zoo

Suite Level Lounge
Parkview Field

1301 Ewing Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Ethics with Ed

December 9, 2021
12:00 p.m.

Speaker Bio:

Ed Sandifer

Planned & Major Gifts Officer

Indianapolis Zoo

Ed Sandifer serves as the Planned and Major Gifts Officer for the Indianapolis Zoo, joining the Zoo in 2002. Since 1999, Ed has served in the philanthropic sector managing charitable gift issues involving bequests, trusts, annuities, insurance, securities, and real estate. Prior to joining the Zoo, Ed served as the first Director of Planned Giving at Marian College (now Marian University) in Indianapolis, while concurrently serving as Assistant Counsel to the Indiana State Senate. Before entering the not-for-profit sector, Ed worked in the private practice of law focusing on estate planning, probate, real estate, and family law matters. Ed serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners, and he is a member and past president of the Charitable Gift Planners Indiana Chapter. Ed is also a member of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals and serves on the board of directors of its Indiana Chapter. Ed is active as a community volunteer, including service with Boy Scout Troop 131 in Carmel, and Grace Church in Noblesville. Ed received his B.A. degree from Indiana University in 1989 and his J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in 1992.

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