Carl A. Wayne, JD

American Heart Association
Senior Advisor, Charitable Estate Planning
Affiliated Chapter

Carl is Senior Advisor, Charitable Estate Planning at the American Heart Association where he specializes in charitable estate planning utilizing contributions of appreciated non-cash assets, such as real estate, stocks, mutual funds, life insurance, and mineral interests to fund bequests, donor-advised funds, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder and lead trusts.

Heart disease is the number one cause of death of men and women in the United States. Based in Los Angeles, CA, and responsible for covering ten western states, Carl's focus is creating awareness of the important mission of American Heart Association by nurturing relationships with wealth advisers and estate planning attorneys as a knowledgable resource of charitable giving, income and tax planning strategies for clients who are philanthropically inclined and want to fund solutions.

Prior to joining American Heart Association, Carl worked in higher education fundraising at UCLA, California State University, Long Beach and also practiced law. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from UCLA and a Juris Doctorate from University of West Los Angeles School of Law. He is an active member of State Bar of California, and FPA of San Gabriel Valley in Pasadena, CA.​​