Team

 

Founder and ceo

Sean A. Davis

Mr. Davis started his career with J.P. Morgan in New York and then joined Advent International, a leader in international private equity, helping to develop its office in Brazil. Mr. Davis then joined Saratoga Partners in New York and was dedicated to leverage buyout opportunities and restructurings.

Mr. Davis was recently the Development Director for The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County, where he was focused on creating a bold growth plan to solve the problem that almost half the children in the County fail to read a third grade level. He is the former Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving for The Lord’s Place, a leading organization in the homelessness arena in Palm Beach County. He was also responsible for managing the execution of the housing strategy at The Salvation Army in Palm Beach County and The Lord’s Place.

Mr. Davis is the Founder and CEO of MCP.

Education

Mr. Davis was raised in Colombia and Argentina and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and from The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He also has an MBA from the London Business School where as a student he co-founded the LBS Private Equity Conference and The LBS Coller Institute of Private Equity.

Activities & Affiliations

Mr. Davis is a member of the Board of Directors of NAMI of Palm Beach County, an affiliate for the National Alliance for Mental Illness and a founding member of the Advisory Board of the Adorer Missionary Sisters of the Poor in Tanzania. Mr. Davis is also an Adjunct Professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Masters in Global Development.

 
 

 
 
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Board of Advisors

Paul G. Schervish

Paul Schervish is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and former Director of the Center on Wealth and Philanthropy (CWP) at Boston College. Professor Schervish was previously a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy. He has published in the areas of philanthropy, the sociology of money, the sociology of wealth, labor markets, unemployment, the biographical narrative, and the sociology of religion.

Over the past twenty-five years, CWP received generous support from the T.B. Murphy Foundation Charitable Trust, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, the Lilly Endowment Inc., the John Templeton Foundation, the Impact Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Boston Foundation, and the Wieler Family Foundation.

Professor Schervish helped found the Wealth & Giving Forum, a peer-centered endeavor to deepen the philanthropic engagement of the nation’s 7000 wealthiest families. Current activities include developing and training fundraising and financial professionals in the use of a discernment methodology based on Ignatian principles for guiding wealth holders through a self-reflective process of decision-making about their finances and philanthropy. He has been selected five times to the NonProfit Times annual “Power and Influence Top 50.”

Professor Schervish is a member of the Board of Advisors of MCP.

Education

Professor Schervish received a B.A. in classical and comparative literature from the University of Detroit, a Masters in Sociology from Northwestern University, a Masters of Divinity Degree from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Professor Schervish was also a Fulbright Scholar at University College Cork and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.

Activities & Affiliations

Professor Schervish has directed many leading studies on wealth transfer, giving strategies and socially responsible investing. His most recent book is Wealth and the Will of God: Discerning the Use of Riches in the Service of Ultimate Purpose (Indiana University Press, 2010). He is completing work on Aristotle’s Legacy: The Moral Biography of Wealth and the New Physics of Philanthropy.

 
 

 
 
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board of advisors

Richard L. Cosnotti 

Mr. Cosnotti is Principal at Philanthropic Consulting, Inc. and the Managing Trustee of the Anne Goss Foundation in Jupiter, Florida.

Recently, Mr. Cosnotti was president and CEO of the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation. Prior to that Mr. Cosnotti was Senior Philanthropic Adviser and Interim Dean of the Office of Resource Development at Harvard Medical School. Mr. Cosnotti was previously the Chief Development Officer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the Director of Development at The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, the Executive Director of The Inner-City Foundation for Charity and Education and a Senior Director at Ketchum, Inc.

Mr. Cosnotti is a member of the Board of Advisors of MCP.

Education

Mr. Cosnotti received a B.S. from Brigham Young University and a Masters in Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. He also completed leadership programs at the Yale School of Management and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.

 
 

 
 
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Board of Advisors

Kirby S. Rosplock

Kirby Rosplock, PhD is a recognized researcher, innovator, advisor, author, and speaker in the family business and family office realms. For the last decade, Dr. Rosplock was director of research & development at GenSpring Family Offices, based in Jupiter, Florida, one of the most prominent multi-family offices in the U.S. As the founder of Tamarind Partners, Inc., a research, advisory and consultancy practice that works with families, advisors and institutions connected to the family office market, Rosplock provides leading edge insights and knowledge to the family office domain.

Dr. Rosplock is a member of the Board of Advisors of MCP.

Education

Kirby Rosplock earned her undergraduate degree with honors from Middlebury College, an MBA from Marquette University, with an emphasis in private equity finance and entrepreneurship and has her PhD in Organizational Systems from Saybrook University, where she focused on change management as it applies to affluent families. Her dissertation was entitled, “Women’s Interest, Attitudes and Involvement with their Wealth.” Her passion and love of writing inspired her to write The Complete Family Office Handbook, A Guide for Affluent Families and the Advisors Who Serve Them, published by Wiley/Bloomberg January 2014.

Activities & Affiliations

A board member of Family Enterprise USA, a non-profit advocacy organization for family enterprise, a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute (FFI) and Co-trustee of the Harbeck Family Foundation, Rosplock is a global advisor to financial institutions, families, family office executives and multi-family office and wealth advisors. Determining who should consider forming or joining a family office, and how to craft and set up a structure, purpose and vision for the office to fully serve a family’s particular needs and investment are her areas of expertise.

 
 

 
 
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Board of Advisors

Philip M. DiComo

Mr. DiComo is a Partner with Haile Shaw & Pfaffenberger where Mr. DiComo serves as outside counsel to corporations, entrepreneurs, non-profit institutions and investors. He concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, emerging companies, entertainment and licensing, employment, mergers and acquisitions and not-for-profit law. Mr. DiComo previously was associated with Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, where he practiced in the areas of corporate, securities and private equity.

Prior to his law practice, Mr. DiComo had more than 15 years of communication, fund development, and management experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Mr. DiComo has an extensive background in the radio and television industry, and served as a Vice President for West Palm Beach public radio and television stations.

Mr. DiComo is a member of the Board of Advisors of MCP.

Education

Mr. DiComo received a B.A. from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communication and graduated summa cum laude from the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, where he was a member of the Law Review.

Activities & Affiliations

Mr. DiComo, a member of the Florida Bar, serves as a Director for the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County and G-Star School of the Arts for Film, Animation and Performance Arts. Mr. DiComo serves on the Board and as Immediate Past Chairman of the Angel Investment Forum of Florida, and as a Director and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Nonprofits First.