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President of Helix Strategies, LLC to Serve on Susquehanna Valley Council of Charitable Gift Planners Board of Directors

June 30, 2020
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – (June 30, 2020) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC is pleased to announce Dr. Ivy Buchan, President of Helix Strategies, LLC, was elected to the Susquehanna Valley Council of Charitable Gift Planners Board of Directors.  Ivy, an active member of the association for several years, will begin serving on the Board immediately.

​The Susquehanna Valley Council of Charitable Gift Planners is a professional association for people whose work includes developing, marketing and administering charitable planned gifts. These people include fund raisers for nonprofit organizations, and donor advisors, such as attorneys and financial advisors, who work together to promote philanthropy.

“We are excited to add someone with Ivy’s experience and breadth of services within the Charitable Gift Planning field,” said Mark A. Vergenes, Susquehanna Valley Council of Charitable Gift Planners Board President.  “We look forward to her input as we expand the organization throughout the Susquehanna Valley.”

“I am thrilled about supporting professional practices related to legacy giving and learning about new opportunities for our Helix clients,” said Dr. Ivy Buchan.

Helix Strategies, LLC helps organizations raise funds and develop their leaders and programs for sustainable success. It works to strengthen these organizations’ strategic planning, program evaluation and governance processes.

Helix Strategies, LLC is part of the McNees Strategic Solutions Group, a team of diverse lobbyists, government relations specialists, grassroots professionals and non-profit experts offering government affairs, grassroots advocacy and non-profit consulting services.


McNees is a full-service law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 130 attorneys representing corporations, associations, institutions and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, State College and Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; Frederick, MD; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. | @McNeeslaw | LinkedIn


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