Based out of Nashville, TN, Steve French, serves as President of The Signatry and of the Southern region of The Signatry. Whether it is connecting with business owners to create giving plans or empowering families through legacy planning, it is all part of The Signatry’s work to increase Kingdom impact in the South and beyond. We work to see like-minded believers join together to live out values and sign on to champion the causes of Christ.
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September 13, 2018
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Light the Way Testimonies
In October, at our Tennessee Light The Way event we provided $20 bills to event attendees and challenged them to give away the money away and share their stories of generosity. The theme you will quickly see is that the true reward of generosity is the joy experienced by the giver. It’s less about the size of the gift and more of the delight of the Lord. May these stories inspire your heart to take your next step as you read about the impact felt in the community and beyond.Read More
Light the Way Testimonies – Men of Valor
In October, at our Tennessee Light The Way event we provided $20 bills to event attendees and challenged them to give the money away and share their stories of generosity. The beauty of this is how God moves in the most unexpected ways. Below you’ll find the story of a man who serves with an organization that ministers to men just released from prison. He took this exercise of generosity and challenged his own group to go live generously with the funds provided. Continue reading for his story and the testimonies of those who gave freely. — At the recent…Read More
Light the Way Testimonies – Legacy
In October, at our Tennessee Light The Way event we provided $20 bills to event attendees and challenged them to give away the money away and share their stories of generosity. Read how God moved and inspired individuals to live out values with their families.Read More
The Donor Advised Fund: Your Strategic Tool
Hello! I’m Steve French and I’m President of The Signatry. In my work in Nashville and the rest of the country, I devote my time meeting with advisors, attorneys, individuals, and business owners to develop strategies and solutions to minimize tax liability, while maximizing charitable giving. This is executed with specific emphasis in the area of non-liquid assets such as: stock, real estate, mutual funds, and portions of closely held businesses. One of the easiest ways to simplify this process is through the use of a donor advised fund. Donor advised funds have exploded on the charitable giving scene in…Read More
On Business Sales – South Region
Hello! I’m Steve French and I’m President of The Signatry. As a former business owner, one of my chief regrets was that I missed out on the opportunity for greater generosity and lowered tax liability when I sold my business. With The Signatry, I now work with business owners and advisors faced with similar situations, and we work to develop strategies and solutions to minimize tax liability, while maximizing charitable giving. There are challenges through the process, but that’s where The Signatry steps in. When selling a business, the owner or owners will face the highest tax liability they will…Read More
Begin your legacy journey
We all long to live a life that matters long after we are gone, but how do we move from wishful thinking to actionable steps? Sometimes, it comes down to each small, intentional act. Start your journey by thinking through a few key questions. You can answer them all at once, spread them out over several months, or even work through them as a group. Do it at your pace so you stay attuned to God’s prompting in your heart. We look forward to hearing how God is moving you. Reach out as you have more questions and move on…Read More