Session 1B - Best Practices for Donor Recognition and Naming Opportunities

Monday, September 30th, 2013
11:05 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

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Is your donor recognition program all over the board – different signs and listings which create inconsistency? Are you looking for new ideas to highlight naming opportunities? Come hear from two different organizations about their best practices for managing and highlighting donor recognition and naming opportunities.

Expertise Level: Suitable for all levels
Shop Size: Suitable for any size shop
Subject Focus: Naming Opportunities

Speaker Bio:
Christine Scully
Christine Scully is the senior director of stewardship and donor relations. In this role, she is responsible for the oversight of a comprehensive stewardship program that promotes engagement with and recognition of donors at all levels. She manages high-level stewardship activities, which include events, endowment reporting, donor-focused communications, signage, and various personalized stewardship activities. During her 15 years in advancement, Christine has also served as a fundraiser for the American Red Cross and National MS Society.

Speaker Bio: Keri Muus
Keri Muuss is the director of donor relations at Children's Hospital Colorado and has worked in Donor Relations for over 13 years. Her experience spans higher ed, community foundations and healthcare. She currently oversees donor relations and has also been involved with other aspects of fundraising including communications, individual fundraising and planned giving. In her six years at Children’s Colorado she has developed the Donor Relations program from the ground up, implemented a revised endowment reporting process, established two lifetime giving societies and refined and centralized the Foundation’s stewardship processes and programs.