At Charitable Allies, we look out for your charity’s operations so you can focus on the people you serve.
We share your passion for improving the world. Charitable Allies is uniquely qualified to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with your charity. As a charity ourselves we operate nationwide on a low bono basis to provide clients with excellent legal services tailored for nonprofit organizations and their stakeholders.
Zac Kester’s legal and nonprofit career has been devoted to helping charities, as is much of his family life.
Andrew Emhardt attended IUPUI’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs, with a major in Nonprofit Management. Andrew was a Deputy Prosecutor with the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, where he was an Assistant Supervisor in a specialized major felony unit
Robert graduated from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2017 with a certificate in Corporate and Commercial Law.
After graduating from DePauw University with a B.A. in Communications and Writing, Olivia leveraged her skillset to make the world a better place, both as a nonprofit employee, and a regular volunteer at several nonprofit organizations
Kristen Revall’s passion for the legal field led her to IUPUI where she graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice. She recently obtained her Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional (CNAP) certification. Her ultimate goal is to gain CPA certification.
In his role as Philanthropic Advisor, Alexander works to build relationships with donors, helping them understand the critical importance of Charitable Allies’ work with nonprofits across the country, and identifying ways in which their philanthropic goals and Charitable Allies’ mission align.
Our Board Members
Ted R. Batson, Jr.
Ted R. Batson, Jr.
A certified public accountant and licensed attorney, Ted advises exempt organizations of all sizes on a wide range of issues.
Rima Shahid has served as the first Executive Director of Women4Change since 2017. She is passionate about bringing people together and working tirelessly for a better Indiana.
A nonprofit lawyer and volunteer for nearly three decades, Barry Bostrom has a soft spot for people with intellectual disabilities.
Kim Williams-Pulfer, PhD serves as the Postdoctoral Research Appointee for the Mays Family Institute on Diverse Philanthropy at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She earned her Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in 2018.