Ashley Fontanetta

Vice President, Philanthropic Services

South Pasadena, CA

Ashley is a Vice President in Whittier Trust’s Philanthropic Services department, providing philanthropic advisement to our high net worth clients and management services for their foundations and donor-advised funds. Ashley provides comprehensive consulting services for clients who wish to begin a formal process of charitable giving, enhance their existing philanthropy or explore new opportunities to increase philanthropic impact.

Ashley brings to Whittier Trust a background in both financial services and nonprofit management. Prior to joining Whittier Trust, Ashley worked as a Financial Advisor, responsible for developing wealth management strategies for clients and their families. Prior to that, she spent several years as a director of a nonprofit organization serving chronically-ill youth in Los Angeles and the Bay Area.

She earned her Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California, received her Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation from The American College and the Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor designation from the American Bankers Association. She is an active volunteer in the community, working with organizations that address homelessness, youth-mentorship and education.

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