Tax Planning and Preparation
Eric T. Meck
Managing Director, CFO & Family Office Controller
Eric Meck has more than thirty years of family office accounting and tax experience. He handles all aspects of individual, family, corporation and foundation financial matters. Eric holds a B.S. in Accounting from Kutztown University and is a member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants, the National Association of Tax Professionals and National Society of Tax Professionals.
Richard K. May
Managing Director of RKM
Richard founded is financial advisory firm in 1980, which was one of the early fee-only advisors in the industry. He received his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.
In 2007, Richard founded the West Chester LLC, a private equity company that promoted and funded business start-ups and public projects in the Borough of West Chester. In 2011, he co-founded the Uptown! Entertainment Alliance and the Uptown! Bravo Theatre, LLC. Together they purchased and rehabilitated the National Guard Armory, which opened the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center in 2016. Richard also serves on the board of West Chester Business Improvement District, and is currently working on redevelopment plans for the city of Coatesville, PA for 2020.
Director of Technology and Executive Administration
Christina serves as the Director of Technology and Executive Administration for Baldwin. She has been overseeing the technology and executive administration for all Baldwin companies since 2014. In this position, she is responsible for working with clients, vendors, technical management, and accounts payable/receivable on a corporate wide level. She also works closely with Baldwin Family Office, assisting with tax preparation and processing, as well as foundation administration.
Christina has over 18 years of executive administration experience with over a decade of those within the financial sector. She also has over 12 years of experience in technology and project management. Christina attended the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.
Deborah J. Francesco
Deborah Francesco joined Baldwin from Prudential Securities. She acts as a client liaison for families as well as a grants manager for foundation clients. Through working with foundations Deborah has become a member of council on Foundations, Maine Philanthropy Group and New York Regional Association of Grantmakers. As well as working at Prudential Securities Deborah also worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert. She has 30 years of experience as an executive administrator in the securities industry. Deborah also works as Baldwin’s Compliance coordinator.
Deborah has served many years on the Friends Committee at the Philadelphia Zoo, and the President’s Council at Defenders of Wildlife. Deborah received the inaugural Lifetime Achievement award from the William Way LGBT Community Center for her service as board chair and years of service on the board of directors. Deborah also received an official citation from Mayor Nutter and the City of Philadelphia to recognize her years of dedicated service to the William Way Community Center and Philadelphia’s LGBT Communities.