PROFESSIONAL ADVISOR COMMITTEE

Our Professional Advisor Network brings together like-minded individuals who understand the importance of philanthropy, have helped clients make charitable contributions and referred their clients to The Miami Foundation.

Angela M. Carrillo,  MBA

J.P. Morgan Private Bank – Executive Director and Trust Officer

Angela Carrillo is an Executive Director and Trust Officer at the J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Florida. She joined J.P. Morgan in 2020 with 18 years of banking experience focused primarily on wealth management. In her role, Angela works with families who have named J.P. Morgan as trustees in their estate plans. While working closely with her clients’ attorneys, accountants, and other professional advisors, she involves other specialists on the J.P. Morgan team to provide comprehensive wealth management planning that assists clients in meeting all of their financial and wealth planning goals. Before joining the Private Bank, Angela was a Trust Advisor at The Northern Trust Company where she was the Lead Relationship Manager for ultra high-net-worth clients. Angela is an active member of the Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami. Angela is an active member of the Junior League of Miami and currently sits on the Board of Directors as the President.

Emanuel Galimidi

Galimidi Law – Attorney

Emanuel Galimidi is an attorney specializing in representing individuals and their families who have sustained serious injuries. As the founder of Galimidi Law, Super Lawyers Magazine has recognized him in the area of Personal Injury. He is a Dade County Bar Association member and the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association. Before founding Galimidi Law, Mr. Galimidi was a shareholder at one of the most successful and fastest-growing defense firms in the United States, with offices in Miami, New York, and Los Angeles.

Giselle M. Hugues

Northern Trust – Senior Vice President –  Senior Fiduciary Officer

Giselle joined Northern Trust in April 2019. She is a Senior Fiduciary Officer for the South Florida region and serves as a Trust Team Leader on a Wealth Advisory team located in Miami, FL. She works closely with high-net-worth clients advising them on all aspects of fiduciary and advisory services.


Prior to joining Northern Trust, Giselle was in private law practice and worked for another financial institution in their Wealth Management Department as a Wealth Strategist. Her practice focused on advising clients on estate planning, estate and trust administration, guardianship administration, and corporate litigation matters. Her private clients included individuals, families, business owners, corporate fiduciaries, and charitable organizations. She earned her B.B.A. degree in Finance from the University of Miami, a J.D. degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and an L.L.M. degree in Estate Planning from the University of Miami.


She is actively involved in several civic and nonprofit organizations in the local community. She is a member of The Florida Bar and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (“RPPTL”) Section, American Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association, University of Miami Citizens Board, United Way of Miami-Dade Young Leaders and Women United Executive Council. She is also an active volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida.

Juan Toro

Bank of America – Managing Director – Private Client Advisor 

Juan Toro is a Managing Director and Private Client Advisor with Bank of America Private Bank in Miami. Juan works with a select group of ultra-high-net-worth individuals, couples, and families, helping them advance their priorities with diligence and care. Committed to the long-term well-being of each client, he differentiates his approach through his evenhanded advice, deft leadership, and execution of each client’s wealth management plan. He offers a boutique-like approach grounded in intensive personalization and client privacy, sensitive to the unique circumstances of each relationship.

Juan works with a number of wealth creators, many of whom are first-generation Americans. He is skilled in overseeing large-scale transactions and negotiating on behalf of the clients he serves. Pragmatic in his approach, Juan is mindful of the value of a client’s time. He looks to build consensus, expedite answers, and enhance transparency so that clients can make informed decisions about their financial lives and legacies. He directs a highly experienced team of specialists who work in concert to uncover possible efficiencies in investments, customized lending and banking, trust and estate planning, family office services, and philanthropy.

Juan has significant experience facilitating financing for real estate and fine art. Before joining Bank of America Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) in 2004, Juan spent 21 years with domestic and international banks, where he served in leadership positions that included Chief Lending Officer, Treasurer, and CEO. Originally from Bogota, Colombia, he was raised in New York City.

Juan is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and earned his B.A. in Economics from Boston University. Active in the greater Miami community, Juan has served on the boards of The American Red Cross of Miami Dade and the Keys, Florida Grand Opera, Hands on Miami, the Bakehouse Art Complex, The Nu-Deco Ensemble, and The Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM).

Mark Scott, J.D., LL.M

Kaufman Rossin – Principal

Mark Scott is a leader in Kaufman Rossin’s estate and trust practice. He conceptualizes and helps clients implement intricate estate planning strategies, both domestically and internationally. In addition, Scott provides clients with gift and trust tax planning as well as estate and gift tax return examination services. He is a member of The Florida Bar and the Tax Section’s Chair-Elect.  Scott is also an adjunct professor at the University of Miami’s School of Law, teaching the federal income taxation of trusts and estates, in the Graduate Program in Taxation. Scott is a past president of the Greater Miami Tax Institute and Greater Miami Estate Planning Council.  Lastly, he served on The Miami Foundation’s Board of Trustees in several capacities.

Robert Moore

Baker McKenzie – Managing Partner

Robert (Bobby) Moore is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s North America Tax Practice Group (NATPG) and the former managing partner of the firm’s Miami office. He regularly advises U.S. and foreign-based multinational corporations and partnerships focused on luxury hotels, residences, and resorts, real estate development, and consumer goods and retail in luxury and fashion. He is Chambers rated in Chambers USA for Tax. Bobby also is actively focused on the Firm’s inclusion and diversity efforts and is the Chair of the North America Diversity and Inclusion Committee, a member of the North America Anti-Racism Taskforce, and was the past co-chair of the New York and Miami I&D Committee. In 2020, he led the team in establishing the North America Tax Practice Group’s first annual tax mentorship program in partnership with the National Black Law Students Association.

Steven Hadjilogiou

McDermott Will & Emery – Partner

Steven Hadjilogiou’s practice focuses primarily on inbound and outbound international tax planning for multinational companies and high-net-worth individuals. He’s represented Fortune 500 companies in their tax planning and supply chain projects, pre-immigration planning, and cross-border wealth succession. He also has substantial experience advising on transfer pricing, tax-related intellectual property matters, Subpart F, and foreign investment in US real property. A published writer, he was instrumental in drafting the amicus curiae brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Florida Bar Tax Section in Knight v. Commissioner in 2008. Hadjilogiou is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami Graduate Tax Program and co-chairs the annual Florida Bar/FICPA International Tax Conference.

CASSANDRA S. NELSON, 

Nelson & Nelson, P.A. – Attorney

Cassandra S. Nelson, Esq. is an associate in the law firm of Nelson & Nelson, P.A., in North Miami Beach, Florida. She joined Nelson & Nelson, P.A. in 2017. Cassandra is recognized in Ones to Watch in the practice area of Trusts and Estates in the 2022 and 2023 editions of Best Lawyers in America®. She practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, asset protection, tax, special needs trusts, guardianships, and probate administration. In recent years, she has worked with clients to establish and understand donor advised funds as part of their overall estate plan. She has co-authored articles published by Trust & Estates, ActionLine (Florida Bar), and Leimberg Information Services, co-authored Chapter 5: Homestead: Creditor Issues, Asset Protection in Florida (The Florida Bar, 7th Edition, 2022), and has been a co-contributor on several chapters published in Barry A. Nelson’s treatise, Estate Planning and Asset Protection in Florida: A Plan to Survive Unexpected Financial Threats. Cassandra received her B.A. from the University of Miami in 2013 and her J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2017. Cassandra Nelson is involved with The Victory Center for Autism and Behavioral Challenges (a not-for-profit corporation). As the older sister of an adult brother with severe autism, Cassandra has a unique interest in assisting children with disabilities and their families.