Networking Breakfast & Registration
8:30 - 9:00am
Generously provided by our Chapter Sponsor, Bentz Whaley Flessner.
President’s Welcome and Keynote Address
9:00 - 9:30am
Be welcomed to our event by our chapter president.
Keynote delivered by Chris Pipkins | Assistant Vice President, Advancement Operations | American University
Breaking it Down: Customized Analytics Score
9:30 - 10:30am
Lindsey Nadeau | Director of Research and Relationship Management | The George Washington University
Marisa Ontko | Senior Analyst | Bentz Whaley Flessner
As prospect development professionals, how do you ensure that your organization is using its resources strategically? Hear two experts’ collaborative case study about building and implementing a customized constituent score to optimize portfolios. Key takeaways include how to: enhance collaboration between prospect research and relationship management; build a custom score to measure constituent connection; and implement a constituent connection to increase gift officer efficiency during qualification.
Analytic & Collaborative Success: A Framework for Market Analyses
David Lizza | Senior Analyst, Data & Analytics Group | Georgetown University
Emily Kessler | Senior Director, International Development | Georgetown University
What is a market analysis? How can you ensure your analytics project has a lasting impact and is not just “one-and-done”? Georgetown offers their take on analyzing and better understanding a market, whether geographical or interest-based, through a variety of lenses - biographical, financial, and prospect-related. They will also share how they worked integrally and directly with development and senior leadership colleagues not only to share insights, but also to show the value of this type of analytical, proactive and strategic work.
Provided by our sponsors Bentz Whaley Flessner and iWave
Building Your Brand
Helen Brown | President | The Helen Brown Group LLC
Sometimes a career happens to you, other times you make a career happen. What can you do shape a career that you’re excited about? From experts in the field to examples from her own experience building her career and The Helen Brown Group, Helen shares actions you can take to establish and capitalize on your own personal brand.
Balancing Act: A Panel Discussion
Amanda Hoffman | VP of Membership & Development Operations | League of Conservation Voters
Anissa Holmes | Director, Prospect Research | Smithsonian Institution
Adam Smith | Foundation Relations & Prospect Research Manager | Conservation International
Ana Teslik | Leadership Giving Officer | Arena Stage
The subject of the panel is balancing competing roles within your job as a prospect development professional. This could include responsibilities, priorities, directives, bosses, etc. Our panelists will bring their diverse and experienced range of voices to answer attendees’ questions on this important topic.