MEET YOUR ALLIES

Our Mission

At Charitable Allies, we look out for your charity’s operations so you can focus on the people you serve.

Our Approach

We want to be your partner in effective and efficient compliance, donor stewardship, risk management, financial transparency and litigation.

We share your passion for improving the world. As a nonprofit organization, Charitable Allies is uniquely qualified to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with your charity – as an advocate, an advisor, a back-office extra pair of hands and, when necessary, as a litigator.

Our Staff

Zachary Kester

Zachary Kester

 Zac Kester’s legal and nonprofit career has been devoted to helping charities, as is much of his family life.

Jake Kovalsky

Jake Kovalsky

Jake is a newly admitted attorney in the State of Indiana. As an undergraduate, he graduated from IUPUI with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Economics.

Robert Miller

Robert Miller

 Robert graduated from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2017 with a certificate in Corporate and Commercial Law.

Jasmine Sweet

Jasmine Sweet

Jasmine graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Finance. She is currently a third-year law student at Indiana University’s McKinney School of Law. She is pursuing a certificate in Corporate and Commercial Law, which she will obtain upon graduation in May of 2020

Kristen Revall

Kristen Revall

Kristen Revall’s passion for the legal field led her to IUPUI where she graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice. 

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Robert Miller

 Robert Miller graduated from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2017 with a certificate in Corporate and Commercial Law.

 

Our Board Members

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is the President of Nelson Law Group LLC.

Brenda Freije

Brenda Freije

Brenda serves on the executive leadership team at the Christian Theological Seminary where she has worn a variety of leadership hats, including VP of Networking and Recruiting, General Counsel, and VP of Student Operations.

Matt McIntyre

Matt McIntyre

Meet Matt McIntyre!

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

Rima Shahid

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.

Barry Bostrom

Barry Bostrom

A nonprofit lawyer and volunteer for nearly three decades, Barry Bostrom has a soft spot for people with intellectual disabilities.

Kim Williams-Pulfer

Kim Williams-Pulfer

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.

Megan McGuire

Megan McGuire

Megan McGuire is the CEO of Ascent 121, an Indianapolis agency that provides trauma recovery for teen survivors of human trafficking.