Shumaker’s Jack Santaniello Re-Named Secretary of SHARE Charlotte Board of Directors

CHARLOTTE, NC – Shumaker Partner and Corporate, Tax and Transactions Regional Service Line Leader Joseph J. (Jack) Santaniello has been re-named Secretary of the SHARE Charlotte Board of Directors, where he has served since 2020.

"We are so thrilled to have Jack remaining on our board of directors! He brings a wealth of knowledge and insight and has been critical to SHARE Charlotte's growth since he joined three years ago, especially during a time of leadership transition for our organization. Jack is community-minded and is always looking for ways that help foster connections that can be beneficial and impactful for our local nonprofit community,” said Melissa Hovey, SHARE Charlotte Managing Director.

SHARE Charlotte recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary building a better Charlotte by empowering nonprofits and helping people invest in their communities in ways that matter most to them. The organization partners with more than 600 nonprofits and provides the community with volunteer opportunities, events, and a unique online shopping experience called Give Shop®, where users can purchase items nonprofits need to run their programs and business. SHARE envisions a Charlotte united through good.

“I am proud to be part of the SHARE team and to help drive the organization’s initiatives of volunteerism and passion for community engagement, which positively impact the lives of all Charlotteans,” Jack said.

Known for his assertive and open-minded legal approach, corporate clients turn to Jack for his experience in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and commercial transactional matters, franchise, distribution and licensing law, as well as copyright and federal and state trademark matters.

Jack’s more than 20 years practicing law, in addition to his experiences throughout his life, such as being a volunteer firefighter in Chapel Hill while in college and an NCAA Division 1 soccer referee, bring a diverse set of skills and perspectives to facilitate his work in dealing with a broad set of issues. His understanding of the challenges faced by companies and their owners allows Jack to provide strategic counsel and representation in a wide range of business activities