AIFA® Designee, FEFE® Certified, Fiduciary Consultant Founder
"Fiduciary best practices are crucial for nonprofits, foundations and endowments to demonstrate good stewardship, attract contributions and effectively achieve their mission. Our team of accredited fiduciaries teaches board members and stewards systematic, straightforward steps they can take to optimize their organization’s reputation and trustworthiness."
Allan Henriques, ESQ is a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst (AIFA®) who is FEFE® certified. He now serves as the founder of a fiduciary consulting practice for nonprofits, foundations and endowments. In addition, Allan is an analyst for CEFEX, the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence. In each of these capacities, Allan, along with a renowned team of experienced fiduciaries, helps investment stewards better understand their financial responsibilities, how to minimize risk and how to ensure proper due diligence is taken in the organization.
Prior to his consulting practice, Allan founded and led Smart Investor, a boutique wealth management firm based in Roseville, California. He continues to participate as Chairman of the Board upon the firm’s acquisition by Sloy, Dahl, & Holst, Inc. in 2016. Allan was a student of the University of California, Davis, where he received a BA degree in Political Science. He also attended the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, where he received a Juris Doctorate, Law.
A former attorney, Allan has worked with individual and institutional clients throughout the United States. He has drawn upon his legal and financial experience to help clients meet their monetary objectives while legally reducing potential tax liabilities and protecting their estate values.
Personally, Allan is an ongoing supporter of local community organizations. Inspired by his father’s medical practices in both a small town and in a metropolitan community, Allan served on the board at Sutter Roseville Medical Center Foundation, a nonprofit focusing on caring for low-income patients. Additionally, he is a strong advocate for the continued development of the Boys & Girls Club of Placer County, which offers single mothers an after-school enrichment program for their children.
Kate McBride has helped us verify the Best Fiduciary Practices we have integrated throughout our investment portfolios and employee retirement plans. Her expertise has helped us to improve our investment processes further, in a comprehensive cycle to protect the best interest of our tribal members and our community.
Kate McBride has been a leader in the fiduciary world for more than a decade. We’ve worked together on fiduciary policy, research, and advocacy. Her expertise in practical application of prudent investment practices and decades of investment experience give her a unique understanding of how best to counsel fiduciary trustees, boards, and leaders to protect their organization’s assets.
Kate McBride’s Fiduciary Leadership Training and Expert Assessments have been a game changer for our organization’s Board of Trustees and staff. Her savvy communications and accredited fiduciary excellence has increased our team’s focus, consistent application of best practices, and helped to grow our assets by 20% in one year. Our donor-clients satisfaction has never been higher! We strongly recommend Kate McBride of Fiduciary Path.
Where are the Lay Fiduciaries Who Have Control and Responsibility for More Than $26 Trillion of US Investment Assets?
Allan Henriques, Kathleen McBride, David J. Bromelkamp, Trevor Merrill, and Tony A. Michael Finding the Elusive Lay Fiduciary No one knows exactly how many Lay Fiduciaries exist, even though they’re legally responsible for prudently managing trillions of...
For Nonprofits, there are three. By Kathleen McBride, AIF™, AIFA®, CEFEX Analyst® Now that we’ve surprised some nonprofit leaders who may not have realized that they are Lay Fiduciaries™, (please see “Are you a Fiduciary?”) let’s talk about other types of...
The answer may surprise you. By Kathleen McBride, AIF™, AIFA®, CEFEX Analyst® We get a lot of questions about who is or isn’t a Lay Fiduciary™. A Lay Fiduciary, in the nonprofit sense, is someone who is not an investment professional, but is a decision-maker...