Rod Riggins, CAP® and CFA is an Advisor Relations Officer at The Dallas Foundation. Rod joined The Dallas Foundation in October, 2015 in a new position – educating and assisting advisors with how they help their clients achieve charitable goals.  Rod previously worked with advisors and wealthy families for more than 25 years at BNY Mellon, U.S. Trust, and other firms. Rod earned an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University and a B.A. from Vanderbilt University. He is a member of the two local Estate Planning Councils, the CFA Society of Dallas/Fort Worth, and the Southern Methodist University Planned Giving Advisory Council.


Community Foundation Spark Session: The Community Foundation’s Role Among a Family’s Professional Advisors

Posted on October 20, 2016 by Laura J. Brown, Rod Riggins, Timothy J. Belber, Tony Macklin

Most philanthropic families use multiple vehicles and a range of professional advisors to realize their mission and goals – including partnering with community foundations. How should a community foundation understand its role within that “team” of support? What are ways that community foundations add unique value and expertise in this mix? … Read More