CEO, Chief Legacy Officer, Founder
Ambassador and Past President of the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy
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Enzo is a social entrepreneur, philanthropist, Faculty member of the Knowledge Bureau, and the founder of the Gracious Living Journey, an exclusive and proprietary program for safeguarding and empowering family legacies for people who care. Enzo is also currently serving as President of the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy.
“I have worked with Enzo for 11 years. He is a very gifted individual. Enzo has been an inspiration to me and many others with his creativity and broad knowledge of the financial world, the philanthropy world, and too many other worlds to mention.
I love Enzo’s enthusiasm for every project he gets involved in. I contend that anyone who meets or works with Enzo will be better for the experience.
He is truly a Renaissance man for the 21st century!!
Chris Jacob, President, Cadeau
As the Lawyer and Tax and Estate Planning Consultant for several of Canada’s largest financial institutions, Enzo worked exclusively with leading financial experts, and their high net worth clients, to create effective values based estate plans and business succession strategies that empowered sustainable legacies.
“One of the highlights of my collaboration with London Life / Great West as ‘Tax and Estate Planning Consultant’ was the pleasure to meet with Enzo. He is a brilliant individual who learns what’s in the box to better to get out of it. He is a true professional with concern and respect for his client and the people that surround him. It’s easy to recommend him as a professional and even more as a person. All the best Enzo”
Jean Richard, Vice-President & Sr. Consultant at BMO Nesbitt Burns
“Enzo is passionate about helping people. His technical knowledge and his ability to understand human issues is a rare combination that allows him to provide great value to his clients.”
Barry Van Steeg, Vice President Tax and Estate Planning at Owens MacFadyen Group
As the General Manager and Director of Marketing at Transamerica Life Canada, Enzo, and his highly effective team, transformed multiple offices in British Columbia into one operation that became one of the largest distribution centers for Life Insurance, Annuities, and Segregated Funds in Canada.
“Enzo is known for his excellent service and desire to do what is right for his client.”
Paul Reaburn, President & CEO, AEGON Canada
“I find Enzo a creative, enthusiastic and thoughtful professional who continues to challenge established norms and pursue solutions.
He is an asset to those looking for new perspectives on challenges and opportunities.”
Richard P. Sachs PMP® MCPM, Vice-President, National Distribution Development, AEGON Canada
Enzo is the first Canadian Legacy Wealth Coach and a charter member of the Legacy Leadership and Legacy Wealth Coach forums in the United States. In 2006, Enzo was designated as an Ultimate Gift Ambassador due to his involvement in transforming Jim Stovall’s novel, “The Ultimate Gift”, into a major motion picture.
“Enzo is one of the most passionate people I have ever met. He has an amazing vision for creating an opportunity where families can discover, communicate and sustain a lasting legacy across generations. His vision is quickly becoming reality through his site http://www.igraciousliving.com”
Todd Fithian, Managing Partner & Wealth Coach, The Legacy Companies
Enzo is very active as a philanthropist and has served on the Boards of the International Association of Philanthropic Advisors and the Canadian Association of Gift Planners. Enzo is also an original founder of the Vancouver Philanthropy Network.
“I met Enzo at an Advisers in Philanthropy conference and we have developed a working friendship over the past year. He has a very creative mind with a clarity of vision. He also posses the and the ability to see through on his vision and to remain focused during the daily detail, traits that are rare and valuable.”
Dr Robb Musgrave, Managing Director, Legenis Pty Ltd
“Enzo Calamo has a passion for assisting families to preserve and grow not only their financial wealth but more importantly the four other dimensions of wealth: their human capital, intellectual capital, social capital and health and wellness capital.
I have served with Enzo on the Board of the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy. He works tirelessly and effectively. He is making a huge impact throughout the advisory world in helping us raise the awareness among serving professionals about the importance of Purposeful Planning. Thank you Enzo for all you do.” February 15, 2012
John A. Warnick, Treasurer and Board Member, International Association of Advisors In Philanthropy
Enzo’s expertise, dedication to clients and energy for new projects are admirable. His abilities have been a great asset, and he is a real pleasure to work with.
Gordon Rein, Director – UBC Sauder School of Business
“Working with Enzo Calamo I found him as a person with great wisdom and deep skills of solutions. Enzo Calamo is a intelligent, personable and creative business partner that cannot be overestimated. Result driven person with a great skill to analyze and summarize ideas. He has an extensive knowledge, and his open-minded approach is quite unique.” February 16, 2012
Adam Strominger, Director of Business Development, Planned Giving Design Center
“It has been 15+ years that I have worked with Enzo.
Caring, bright, visionary, determined, loving and kind, connected, driven are some words I would use to describe him.
Although there are many miles between us, I know I can count on him to listen, challenge and contribute to me whenever asked.
Enzo is a treasured friend and colleague.” February 15, 2012
Bryce Medd, President, Wealthy Tortoise Financial Group Inc.
Please follow Enzo at:
- Building a Family Dynasty
- International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy
- The Catholic Family Business Network
- The Christian Family Business Network
- Enzo Calamo on Facebook
- Gracious Living on Facebook
- EnzoCalamo on Twitter
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- President’s Letter May 2012 (internationalassociationofadvisorsinphilanthropy.com)
- Advisors in Philanthropy President’s Letter – September 2012 (lugenfamilyoffice.com)