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The Long Island Community Foundation Has Named Patricia Marcin Chair of its Board of Directors

March 01, 2019

The Long Island Community Foundation has named Patricia (Tricia) Marcin of Farrell Fritz, Chair of its Board of Directors. Tricia was elected to the board in 2010 and has served as vice chair for the last four years.

Patricia C. Marcin is a Partner who concentrates in estate planning, estate and trust administration, and taxation. Her practice includes the preparation of wills and trusts and other estate planning documents and all phases of the administration of estates, including the analysis and review of estate and fiduciary income tax issues and administrative and legal issues in each estate.

Marc Wong, Senior Vice President-Wealth Management for The Empire Group at UBS Financial Services Inc. and a LICF Board of Advisor since 2015, has been elected to serve as Vice Chair of the Board.

As a managing partner of The Empire Group, Marc works closely with clients and third-party specialists to develop comprehensive financial plans to suit each client’s specific goals. In addition to being a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) he has also earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation to assist clients with their risk management needs.

“We’re thrilled to have Tricia serve as board chair,” says David Okorn, the Foundation’s executive director. “Throughout her years of service on the Foundation’s board, her insight and passion for Long Island have been invaluable. Together with Marc as vice chair, we are confident that their leadership and steadfast commitment to philanthropy, will continue to grow LICF’s charitable funds to further improve the quality of life on Long Island.”

Through the generosity of our donors, the Long Island Community Foundation invests in groups that create positive change and have a significant impact on the quality of life on Long Island. To learn more about the Long Island Community Foundation, visit our website at www.licf.org. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @LICommunityFndt, and connect with us on LinkedIn.

Since 1978, the Long Island Community Foundation has been the home of charitable Long Islanders who share a passion and commitment to improve their communities. LICF supports an array of effective nonprofits that help make Long Island a vital and secure place to live, learn, work, and play, while building permanent resources for the future. The Foundation has made more than $180 million in grants from hundreds of funds established by individuals, families, and businesses. LICF is a division of The New York Community Trust, one of the country’s oldest and largest community foundations.

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