Kelly Guarino, JD
Vice President & Trust Counsel
Ms. Guarino is a senior member Fiduciary Trust Company's legal team, providing operational, governance, administration and planning advice for clients. She also serves as the Secretary and a Senior Advisor for Fiduciary Trust Charitable, where she applies her expertise in nonprofit law to issues that arise in the management of the foundation.
For more than a decade, Kelly was an attorney at Lourie & Cutler where she advised families and organizations on tax, trust and estate planning issues, and also counselled nonprofits on issues relating to formation, governance and operations. Her professional experiences also include WilmerHale, Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, and Peabody & Arnold.
Active in the nonprofit community, Kelly has served as Co-Chair of several Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education conferences focused on nonprofits, including the 2018 Annual Nonprofit Law Conference, and for the past six years has been the presenter of “Private Foundations: Rules of Behavior” for the Boston Bar Association.
Kelly serves on the Board of the Carlisle Conservation Foundation and was Chairman and a Commissioner of the Carlisle Conservation Commission for nine years, and Chairman of the Carlisle Community Preservation Committee for three years. Kelly also served for many years on the Board for the nonprofit Carlisle Kids’ House.
Kelly earned her law degree at Harvard Law School and her BA in political science at the University of Utah.