Mr. Marvin D. Hills, CPA/PFS, CLU, ChFC Mr. Hills graduated summa cum laude from Anderson University, Anderson, Indiana in 1981. He then joined Crowe Chizek & Company (now Crowe, LLP) in South Bend Indiana, where he is a Partner in the Global Private Client Services (GPCS) division of the Tax Services Group, specializing in estate, gift and trust tax issues and planning for high-net-worth individuals. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Indiana CPA Society, the Personal Financial Planning Division of the AICPA and the Society of Financial Services Professionals. (Although Mr. Hills has obtained the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations, he is not licensed to sell any insurance or securities products.) He is a past President and current member of the Michiana Estate Planning Council, and served 8 years on the Board of Directors. He is a frequent speaker for professional and civic organizations on estate planning and fiduciary income taxation topics, including seminars taught for the AICPA National Tax Conference, the AICPA Advanced Estate Planning Conference and the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute. He has presented at seminars for Foxmoor Continuing Education (formerly Professional Education Systems, Inc.), the Indiana Bankers’ Association, the Michigan Banker’s Association and the Illinois Banker’s Association, as well as presentations to the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), the Illinois CPA Society, the Young Lawyer’s Section of the Chicago Bar Association, the National Auto Dealers Association, the RV Dealers Association and various Estate Planning Council meetings throughout Indiana, Kentucky and Southwest Michigan. He has written articles on various topics for publications including Estate Planning, The Tax Adviser, Hoosier Banker, TAXES-The Tax Magazine, Kentucky Banker, and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal.