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Why “Talent Management” is Never Enough: 3 Approaches to Leading Productive Advancement Teams

Posted September 25, 2017 ·

Advancement leaders today in search of resources on leading the most productive advancement teams quickly will encounter the phrase, “talent management.”  Not only are there a multitude of professional development opportunities awaiting the advancement leader with talent management in the title, larger advancement programs in higher education and healthcare have begun to employ talent managers as full-time members of the team.  The concept of talent management has become so pervasive in today’s advancement world that there are now best practices associated with the concept. More

Nancy O. Gray, CFRE, joins Gonser Gerber as Senior Consultant

Posted September 15, 2017 ·

Gonser Gerber LLP, consultants in institutional advancement, has announced the appointment of Nancy O. Gray as a Senior Consultant with the firm.  As a member of the Gonser Gerber team, Nancy will provide individualized counsel to educational, religious, arts, social service, healthcare and other non-profit organizations.  Her specialties include developing and strengthening governance and foundation boards; increasing presidential effectiveness; strategic planning; leadership team development; campaign planning and execution; annual, capital, major and planned gift programs; volunteer engagement;  public relations and integrated marketing; and other aspects of institutional advancement. More

Stewardship Leading to Increased Gifts

Date: October 25, 2017 · Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm central
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“If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.”   — Frank A. Clark

Stewardship done well not only honors your organization’s closest donors for their gifts, but it also advances the mission of your institution by building donor confidence, communicating impact and inspiring greater levels of philanthropic involvement with your organization. More