Jim Sonneborn Joins The Rippel Foundation Board of Trustees

The Fannie E. Rippel Foundation is pleased to announce the election of James R. Sonneborn to its board of trustees. Mr. Sonneborn is a Partner and Wealth Advisor at RegentAtlantic, a financial and wealth management company based in Morristown, New Jersey. Over three decades, he has built a reputation for expertly managing investment portfolios and providing financial advice to both individuals and charitable organizations.

Mr. Sonneborn has a long history of community leadership. He has served on several organizations’ boards, including the Jersey Battered Women’s Service, the New Jersey Collaborative Law Group, The Red Oaks School, and Preschool Advantage. He has contributed not only his time but also his invaluable skillset, providing pro bono financial counseling to area women’s agencies. He is also a past President for the Estate Planning Council of Northern New Jersey.

“We are thrilled that Jim will be joining the board,” said Laura K. Landy, President & CEO of The Rippel Foundation. “The foundation will benefit from his financial savvy and the extensive understanding and experience gleaned from working with so many different types of nonprofit organizations.”

“I am really looking forward to Jim’s contributions,” said Edward W. Ahart, Chair of The Rippel Foundation Board of Trustees. “He has a deep understanding of the nuances and financial implications of the decisions that foundations and charitable organizations make as they pursue their missions, and we will reap the benefits of his experience.”

Mr. Sonneborn will be an asset to the foundation’s esteemed board, which is responsible for guiding the efforts of the foundation, including its initiatives ReThink Health and Foresight: Designing the Future for Health.