Bert Armstrong

“55 Saves Lives”

| by Bert Armstrong

Last Saturday was my birthday!  Fifty-five is a mid-decade milestone, and so I’m grateful to family and friends who offered the right balance of well-wishing and celebration with quips about gray hair, more cautious driving, or the aches and pains I feel getting out of bed ev…

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You don't choose a life, you live one.

| by Bert Armstrong

I sat down this weekend to watch The Way, an inspiring story about family, friends and the challenges we face while navigating life, relationships, and the world around us. I’d promised my friend and business partner Tom McGuire that I would watch it so that upon his return from h…

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Remembering Tom McGuire

| by Bert Armstrong

It is with sad hearts that we share the news of Tom McGuire’s death. Tom, our co-founding partner, died suddenly on September 4, 2018, while on a much-anticipated trip to hike the Camino de Santiago Trail (El Camino Trail) in Spain. Although Tom retired from the firm in 2014, he contin…

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Homegrown Leaders

| by Bert Armstrong

On any given day, if you happened to pull up next to me at a stoplight, you probably catch me singing a favorite tune, certain that my version sounds just as good as the voice I'm emulating on the radio.  The last couple of days, you would hear me bellowing out one of my favorite Zac Br…

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Talented and Generous Women

| by Bert Armstrong

Can you guess which event doesn’t fit in this group:  My wife’s birthday   My mom’s birthday   My son’s graduation   Mother’s Day    Armstrong McGuire’s monthly team meetings  Give …

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New Leaders in the Non-Profit Community

| by Bert Armstrong

Armstrong McGuire is pleased to celebrate recent new placements for clients.  Passage Home is pleased to announce that Seth Friedman will be joining the organization as Chief Executive Officer on May 7, 2018.  Seth is a nonprofit professional with more than 15 years of experience …

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Will our good fortune help or hurt the less fortunate?

| by Bert Armstrong

The impact of the recent tax cuts passed by Congress is beginning to be felt in the paychecks, investment portfolios and on the bottom lines of many businesses.  It will be a while before pundits on both sides of the political spectrum have real data to bolster their claims of how these…

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“Will” Power for the New Year

| by Bert Armstrong

While attending the wedding of our godson last month (congratulations Carter and Shelley), my wife and I had some time to visit with the officiating pastor who is also a longtime friend. We got into a conversation about marriage vows and particularly the Declaration of Intention in the servi…

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The Courage to Ask

| by Bert Armstrong

Are We Deserving of the Philanthropy We Seek? Today is National Philanthropy Day – a time to celebrate the giving spirit of our donors who share their time, talents and treasure with our nonprofit community.  Donors give with the anticipation that their investments will help find…

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