November Roundtable Continental Breakfast Meeting - Collectibles - The "Art" of Appraisals, Distribution and Liquidity
Roundtable meetings are dues current members only events
April Matteini serves as Bonhams Vice President for the Florida region, based in Miami. In this role April provides local access for Floridians to the exceptional resources of Bonhams extensive global network. April is responsible for sourcing material for auction from private and institutional clients and liaising with Bonhams specialists and world renown experts.
April is a jewelry specialist and graduate gemologist, with over 25 years of experience evaluating gems and jewelry. She began her career in the auction industry as a jewelry cataloguer and later founding an appraisal firm. Prior to joining Bonhams, she was the Florida Regional Director for Skinner, a New England based auction house, establishing their Florida office and successfully developing the business. She also has a wide knowledge of Fine and Decorative Arts. April is comfortable evaluating single items and entire collections.
Rachel Doorly Kittleman
Winston Art Group
As Winston Art Group’s Director, Rachel serves the Southeastern region from her base in Palm Beach, Florida. Prior to joining Winston Art Group, Rachel was Director at DTR Modern Galleries, where she focused on marketing, public relations, client development, and collection management. Most recently, she opened DTR Modern’s Washington, D.C. gallery. Rachel holds a Bachelors in the History of Art and Architecture from Boston University, as well as a Certificate in Art Business from Christie’s New York. She is certified in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), a member of the Boca Art Museum, and specializes in Modern and Contemporary Art.
Rani Newman Mathura focuses her practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable planning. Rani also represents guardians and conservators. She frequently speaks on estate and tax planning topics to attorney and community audiences. Prior to forming Newman Mathura Law PLLC, Rani was a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood LLC where she most recently managed their Palm Beach Gardens office and was the probate staff attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit Court in Palm Beach, Florida.
● Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
● Probate and Estate Administration
● Fiduciary and Trustee Representation
● Philanthropic Giving
● Business Succession Planning
● Residential Real Estate
● University of Miami School of Law (LL.M. in Estate Planning)
● Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D.)
● University of Michigan (B.A., Psychology)
Syndie is a Certified Financial Planner™ and First Vice President – Wealth Management with UBS Financial Services, Inc. For more information about her practice, please visit www.ubs.com/fa/syndielevien. Her professional experiences have drawn her towards the non-profit world, which has given her the opportunity to utilize her consultative expertise and professional networking skills to enhance her own art of "giving back". She is an avid art collector, and an active philanthropist and supporter of the arts.
Syndie is an active Director of the Benzaiten Center for the Creative Arts, Inc., Director of the Palm Beach County Estate Planning Council and supports numerous community groups including the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach North Trustees, Palm Beach North Legislative Affairs and Small Business Advisory and supports numerous other community groups. Syndie previously served as Director for Susan G. Komen® South Florida and the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation, Inc. Transplanted from Ocala FL, Syndie gave 26 years of service as Chair for the Ocala-Marion County Chamber of Commerce (Education), Junior Achievement of Marion County FL, (Marion County) Toast Masters International®, President of Marion County Estate Planning Council, Altrusa International and The Executive Women of Marion County and past committee chair Munroe Regional Hospital Foundation, Royal Dames for Cancer Research, and the Ocala Symphony. She hosted a weekly AM/FM radio show "Focus on the Arts". Syndie graduated from Rollins College and is a proud USAF veteran.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and federally registered CFP in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
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