Meet the Team

Brian J. Smalls, Esq. | President & CEO

At Cornerstone Estate Planners, Brian is responsible for providing inspired leadership company-wide. While he may hold a lofty title, Brian has an insatiable desire to serve people. Finding solutions that work for the families who walk through the doors at Cornerstone Estate Planners being his top priority, this passion of his runs through his veins. Brian is a resident of Williamsburg, Virginia. He is married to his best friend, and they have a son and a daughter that are both rock stars. If he is not hanging out with his family, he’s probably in front of a television watching a Michigan Football game.

Sonya Smalls | Vice President of Operations

Sonya oversees the firm’s day to day logistics. She is the conductor that keeps the train moving full steam ahead. Originally a NICU nurse, she is a detail-oriented person, that has a heart for everyone she encounters. Just like when she took care patients and their families who were dealing with difficult medical situations, she is obsessed with ensuring our clients are educated about the administrative side of the business and no question goes unanswered when she is around. Sonya is married to the love of her life, and together they have two kids that know how to get a party started. Sonya loves not only singing, but directing choirs is a passion of hers as well.

Alice Smith | Director of Client Care

Alice is the point person for most client interactions here at Cornerstone Estate Planners. You would be hard pressed to find anyone else who loves meeting new people more than her. If a client has an issue or a concern that arises during the course of representation, Alice will either know exactly what to do or she will be able to get the answer in short order. With a background in the aging community, her love for working with our more seasoned clients is second to none. Alice has been married for over 40 years, and she is the mother of 5 phenomenal children. You can catch her many evenings watching her favorite television show, Criminal Minds.

Randall Hazard | Marketing Director

Randall leads the marketing efforts at Cornerstone Estate Planners. When it comes to digital marketing and social media, Randall is a savant. He has a passion for all things media related. Randall is experienced in every aspect of film making, both pre- and post-production.  Proud native of Gloucester, VA, Randall is co-founder of Media Mentors, a non-profit that teaches media arts and entrepreneurship to youth throughout the 757. Randall is a cinephile (movie-lover) and a creative who seeks to pass along his love of film to future generations.