Joe Chickey, Senior Vice President and Consulting Director for Sharpe, has worked for more than 30 years in the charitable arena for nonprofits and for-profits, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Rush Presbyterian Medical Center and as a gift planner for the University of Illinois. Prior to joining Sharpe, Joe oversaw the Charitable Services Group for Regions Middle Tennessee Division, serving philanthropic individuals, family foundations and public charities.

He has written and spoken on charitable giving for numerous groups on a local, regional and national level. Joe is a past president of the Middle TN Planned Giving Council. He recently served as a board member for the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (formerly PPP). Joe received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Rhodes College and his master’s in business administration from the University of Illinois.