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Hemenway & Barnes Names Gioia Perugini Director of Philanthropic Services and Andrea Richmond Associate Director of Family Office Services


Hemenway & Barnes is pleased to announce that Gioia C. Perugini has been named Director of Philanthropic Services and Andrea N. Richmond has been named Associate Director of Family Office Services.

“Having an experienced senior management team is crucial to the firm’s family office and philanthropy practice,” said Nancy B. Gardiner, Managing Partner and Director of Family Office Services. “Both Gioia and Andrea have a long history of providing exemplary client service in our philanthropy and family office practice. Their appointments continue the firm’s tradition of providing the highest quality, personalized service to our clients. They are leaders in the field and we are pleased to have them take on these new roles.”

Gioia C. Perugini
Director of Philanthropic Services

Gioia Perugini directs the firm’s philanthropic advisory practice, and works with individuals, families, advisors, charitable trusts, and foundations to provide a range of philanthropic and family office services. During her 20+ years at Hemenway & Barnes, clients have come to rely on Gioia to design and implement charitable giving strategies, research particular charities, negotiate gifts of cash or tangible assets, and coordinate family meetings. Families often turn to Gioia for helping developing philanthropic strategies that engage multiple generations. An active member of the New England philanthropic community, Gioia also serves on the boards of The Brookline Community Foundation, Positive Tracks, and The Maine Philanthropy Center. You can read her full bio here and follow her on Twitter @gperj for a wide array of philanthropy related news. She writes frequently for the firm’s philanthropy blog as well as outside philanthropy and nonprofit publications.

Andrea N. Richmond
Associate Director
of Family Office Services

Andrea Richmond began her career at Hemenway & Barnes in 2013 as a Trust Administrator, where she quickly developed a reputation for providing exceptional service to the Trustees and our clients. She moved to her current role in 2015 as Family Office Advisor. Andrea, who is a lawyer by training and is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, has worked with individuals, families, and private foundations. She has developed a niche, providing financial planning for multi-generational families and assisting young adults with financial responsibilities. Andrea has worked with the Travis Roy Foundation since 2014 and currently serves as the Foundation Advisor. She is also a member of the Philanthropy Massachusetts Program Committee, the Boston Bar Association JD Professionals Group, and The Philanthropy Connection, a women’s giving circle. Read Andrea’s full bio here.


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