What We Do
Endowment Partners is an investment management firm that specializes in providing comprehensive investment solutions to nonprofit organizations across all philanthropic sectors including education, private and public foundations, religious organizations, arts and culture organizations, health and human services, and more.
At Endowment Partners, we are committed to serving as a fee-only fiduciary and acting in the best interests of each client with integrity, objectivity, competence, fairness, confidentiality, professionalism, and diligence. Our Code of Ethics reflects our high standards of conduct and ethical principles, ensuring that our clients can trust us with their fiduciary oversight and financial sustainability.
Mrs. MacDonald is the Co-Founder and Chief Compliance Officer for Endowment Partners, LLC. As a founder of Endowment Partners LLC, she is committed to the mission of supporting nonprofit organizations on the journey to financial sustainability in order to expand the capacity for service impact. In her role, Becky is responsible for overseeing the ongoing management of the firm, client relationships, and investment management.
Becky is committed to her community where she serves on a number of nonprofit boards in Las Vegas. She is an active member of the development and advisory committees and serves as the treasurer for Nevada Women’s Philanthropy. She is a passionate advocate of financial literacy and sees education as a key driver to financial sustainability.
Prior to founding Endowment Partners LLC, Mrs. MacDonald had a distinguished wealth management career in several senior leadership roles. Most recently, she served as Senior Vice
President for The Private Bank where she was a Wealth Advisor and primary relationship manager for ultra-high net worth families. She worked closely with families to develop their philanthropic legacy and prepare the next generation for significant wealth transfers. Prior to that Becky launched the Wealth Management office for Bank of the West in Las Vegas. As the Las Vegas Market Leader, she built a team of dedicated wealth specialists to serve the needs of the Bank’s high net worth clients. Over the last 20 years, Becky has held leadership roles in both rural and metropolitan markets leading large client facing teams and has worked closely with business owners, government entities, nonprofits, and foundations, and has overseen family wealth transitions and next-generation philanthropy planning.
Mrs. MacDonald holds her Series 7, 66, SIE, is a Certified Wealth Strategist, and a graduate of the CBA Executive Banking School. Ever focused on education, she is currently studying Industrial Psychology through Southern New Hampshire University.
Becky lives in Las Vegas, NV with her husband Mike, two children Mason and Ashten, and their fluffy dog Macaroni.
Ms. Booth is the Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer for Endowment Partners, LLC. In her role, Diane brings over a decade of professional option trading experience and investment strategy expertise to nonprofit financial management. She works closely with her clients to build multi-dimensionally diversified portfolios with mitigated risk and works closely with clients' donors to bring expert strategy to major gift structure. When she is not crunching statistical analysis, evaluating option strategies, and watching every single tick of the market, you can find her on the golf course trying to beat her personal best, five-under-par (67), or captaining her family’s boat in Newport Beach, California.
Diane is a graduate of Indiana University where she studied at the Kelley School of Business, as well as the Jacobs School of Music as a Dean’s Scholar. A former professional ballerina, Miss Booth has performed with the Pennsylvania Ballet, Ballet West, Indiana University Ballet Theater, Ballet Pacifica, and Donn Arden’s Jubilee. She trained with the School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theater, The Rock School, Boston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, State Street Ballet, and Ballet Pacifica. Diane is a recipient of the Los Angeles Music Center’s Spotlight Award.
Ms. Booth's love for philanthropy began in elementary school when she joined the National Charity League mother-daughter service organization in her hometown, Newport Beach, California. This work continued through college as a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta beta chapter, and after college with the Junior League of Boca Raton, Florida.
Endowment Partners, LLC is the third business Diane has successfully founded, owned, and operated in the past ten years.
Diane holds her Series 65 and is currently working to obtain her Certificate in Nonprofit Management from UNLV. Her passion for the arts, philanthropy, and finance combined with the discipline and dedication she learned as a professional ballerina has given her the ability to thrive in investment management for nonprofits, foundations, and endowments.
Diane lives in Las Vegas with her fiancé, Dan, and their Bernedoodle, Fraser.
Mr. Janison is a Portfolio Manager and Analyst for Endowment Partners, LLC.
Prior to joining Endowment Partners, Mr. Janison worked for a proprietary trading firm in Chicago where he specialized in trading futures in the commodity and interest rate markets.
Colin was born and raised in Las Vegas where he attended Palo Verde High School. While at Palo Verde, he competed nationally, regionally and statewide in the National Forensics League (NFL). Colin was the president of the debate team which won the state championship his senior year. He then went on to Dominican University where he graduated with a degree in economics and political science. While at Dominican, Colin played varsity baseball for four years, captaining the team for three of them.
Mr. Janison has been around philanthropy his entire life, and has been volunteering with organizations around Las Vegas from a very young age. His love for intra day investment strategy and fostering non profit organizations growth in his hometown, has made Endowment Partners a perfect fit.
Colin is very active and enjoys being outdoors. When he is not studying the market, you can find him enjoying all Las Vegas has to offer, specifically, playing golf “super averagely."
Mr. Yazdi is an Investment Analyst Intern for Endowment Partners, LLC
Jadon is from Los Angeles California and currently a student at the University of Nevada Las Vegas studying Hospitality and Finance. He is currently in the process of becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst through the CFA institute.
Jadon is involved in the CFA Institute Research Challenge at UNLV where students compete in Investment analysis on a local, coastal, and nationwide competition.
Kingston is the acting Compliance Consultant for Endowment Partners. He brings over 20 years of experience overseeing compliance for more than 200 Registered Investment Advisory Firms, as well as being the former Minnesota Securities Examiner, and XY Planning Network's Compliance Consultant. Kingston obtained his bachelor's degree in Finance and an MBA from Elmhurst University. Additionally, he honorably served for four years in the U.S. Air Force. He is the Owner and Managing Member of Just Compliance, a Registered Investment Advisory compliance firm.
Kingston is actively involved in his local church, community, and enjoys spending time with family. He lives in the Highland Park neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota where he enjoys taking advantage of the abundance of activities that Minnesota has to offer.