Join Florida Museum Director Doug Jones along with Alex Cobb and Fred Rowe of the University of Florida Foundation for a virtual happy hour discussion on building a meaningful legacy.

You’ll learn:

  • Strategies for charitable gift planning.
  • Information on what the CARES Act means for you and how charitable giving can have an increased tax benefit for you and your family this year.
  • About the UFF real estate gifting process as well as the overall U.S. market for real estate charitable donations.

Charlie Cobb, Florida Museum curator and James E. Lockwood Jr. Professor of Historical Archaeology, will also share what inspired his gift and how he created a legacy that benefits both his family and the Florida Museum.

Thursday, October 15th at 4:30 p.m.
Zoom link will be emailed the week of the event.

Alex Cobb is the Senior Director of Gift Planning at the University of Florida Foundation. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law. Following law school, Alex obtained an LL.M. in Taxation also from UF Law. Since then, Alex has worked in the Estate & Gift Planning office at UFF. In his role at the Foundation, Alex collaborates with development officers across the university to create planned giving strategies with their donors. 

Fred Rowe has been employed with UF for about 12 years and with the Foundation more than 2 years. He holds a B.S. in Construction Management from UF and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Before coming to UF, Fred worked in the private sector for over 25 years for companies such as Bechtel, W.R. Grace, and John Hancock Real Estate Investment Group. Fred now works with UFF as the Director of Real Estate.

Questions? Contact the Development office at or 325-273-2047.