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Boston Estate Planning Council Honored with NAEPC "Council of Excellence" Award for Third Consecutive Year

Recognized for its Exceptional Programs and Services for the Estate Planning Community

WAKEFIELD, MASS. – Oct. 4, 2017 — The Boston Estate Planning Council (BEPC), a multi-disciplinary community of over 700 estate and wealth planning professionals, announced today that it received the Leonard H. Neiman and Walter Lee Davis, Jr. Council of Excellence Award for the third consecutive year.

The award is the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC)’s highest honor and recognizes NAEPC-affiliated councils best positioned for success.

BEPC will be honored at an award ceremony during the NAEPC Advanced Estate Planning Strategies Conference Council Leadership Day, Nov. 15, 2017, in New Orleans.


Commitment & Passion

“NAEPC’s Council of Excellence Award is such a tremendous honor for our organization,” said BEPC President Laura Barooshian, partner, CPA, of DiCicco, Gulman & Company LLP. “To win this award three years in a row speaks to the commitment and passion of our member volunteers. Our members are the ones who ensure BEPC continues to grow and provide an exceptional experience for our membership.”

First given out in 2015, the award honors councils that provide a strong multi-disciplinary environment for estate planning professionals within their community, grow their programs and services to provide an outstanding member experience. BEPC shares this year’s award in the extra large size category with the Cleveland Estate Planning Council and the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council.

BEPC is a member of the NAEPC, the leading professional organization for estate planners, which provides ongoing education and a forum for professional networking to its 1,800 Accredited Estate Planner® designees, and to 260 affiliated local estate planning councils and their 29,000 members. BEPC and its members will receive additional benefits from the NAEPC as part of the award.

About BEPC

The Boston Estate Planning Council (BEPC) is a multi-disciplinary community of over 700 estate and wealth planning professionals. The Council provides educational programs and networking opportunities to help its members build and strengthen relationships, learn about ideas and strategies, and share thought leadership.

The Boston Estate Planning Council is one of the oldest and largest interdisciplinary estate planning councils in the country, tracing its roots back to 1930. The Council is an active affiliate of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC), which in 2015 and 2016 honored BEPC with the Council of Excellence Award. More information is available at