Workshop: Increasing Alumni Participation
Wellesley, MA — October 3rd, 2019 (9am-5pm)
Dan Allenby | Principal & Founder of AGN
Dan is an author, speaker, and consultant who has worked with academic institutions for over two decades to train their advancement staff and volunteers. A recipient of the prestigious CASE “Crystal Apple” award for teaching excellence, Dan is an internationally-recognized expert on annual giving and alumni engagement. He chaired CASE’s Institute for Senior Annual Giving Professionals and its Annual Giving Workshop for five collective terms and served on the faculty for CASE’s Summer Institute in Educational Fundraising. His book—Ideas for Annual Giving—offers the latest designs for helping institutions increase annual giving and boost alumni participation. Previously, he served as the Assistant Vice President for Annual Giving at Boston University, and also led annual giving and member marketing efforts at Tufts University, Georgetown University, and the National Geographic Society. Dan received an MBA from Boston College and a BA from James Madison University, and a certificate in the Management of Communication Organizations from Tufts University. Connect with Dan on LinkedIn
Edward Chiu | Senior Vice President for Advancement at Babson College
Edward has more than two decades of experience in higher education advancement, and currently serves as the Senior Vice President for Advancement at Babson College. In this role, he is a member of the President’s Executive Leadership team and provides strategic vision for Babson’s Development, Alumni & Friends, Advancement Services, Events Management, and Communications teams. He has previously held advancement leadership positions at UMass Lowell, Providence College, and St. John’s University. Ed has an MA in education and a BS in business from the University of Connecticut.
Gina Fiorillo | Senior Director of Annual Giving at The Rutgers University Foundation
Gina currently serves as the Senior Director of Annual Giving at the Rutgers University Foundation. With more than 20 years of experience in annual giving and development, she has previously worked at Kean University and Douglass College as well as several non-profits including Slow Food USA and the George Street Playhouse. Gina holds a BA in English from Rutgers University.
Skylar Beaver | Director of The Lawrenceville Fund at The Lawrenceville School
Skylar currently serves as the Director of The Lawrenceville Fund at The Lawrenceville School. In her decade of experience, she has also led annual giving efforts at The Spence School, Washington and Lee University, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Skylar holds an MPA in nonprofit management from SUNY Brockport and a BA in Sociology from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Anne Murphy | Director of Resource Development at AGN
Anne has over 10 years of experience in annual giving and volunteer engagement. Previously, she served as Director of Annual Giving at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, and held annual giving positions at St. Mark’s School of Texas, University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and at the Public Broadcasting Service. Anne holds an MPA from George Mason University and a BA from the University of Virginia.
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