Door Opener Awards


This award was established by the Community Foundation to recognize professional advisors who act as outstanding advocates in the promotion of legacy philanthropy. Professional advisors (trust officers, estate planners, financial managers, and wealth managers) who present and encourage philanthropic initiatives to their clients as they plan their estates are significant in propelling the philanthropic agenda.



Louis N. Teti, Esq.

2014 Award Winner

Louis N. Teti, Esq.MacElree Harvey

“Our goal is to spread the word throughout Chester County, encouraging community involvement and legacy giving. My message is simple: Learn more about the CCCF. What a wonderful way to create a legacy and to encourage intergenerational family philanthropy! Everyone should have a donor-advised fund at the Community Foundation.”

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2014

Louis N. Teti, Esq.
MacElree Harvey

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2013

Richard Clark, CPA, CFP, ChFC
Pillar Wealth Advisors, LLC

Stephen Olsen, Esq.
Gawthrop Greenwood, PC

Timothy Knauer, Esq.

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2012

Rob Frees, CIC
Frees Insurance, Inc.

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2011

Duke Schneider, Esq.
MacElree Harvey

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2010

William J. Gallgher, Esq.
MacElree Harvey

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2009

Dr. Clifford E. DeBaptiste

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2008

John Featherman, III, Esq.

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2007

David M. Frees, III, Esq.
Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees

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2006

Michael B. Karwic
Morgan Stanley

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2005

L. Peter Temple
Larmore, Scarlett, Myers & Temple, LLP

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2004

Stephen J. McGann

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