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SEDRC 2020 Session:

Unique & Scalable Donor Stewardship

Juliette Kesterson
Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations

About the Session

Are you stuck in a rut? Not sure how to update your stewardship strategy? Come learn about four techniques that we have implemented at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. We'll touch on some different methods that involve events, technology, and gift giving.

About the Speaker

Juliette Kesterson is a stewardship & donor relations professional who has worked in the field for over 8 years. With 5 spent at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT), and 3 years at Zoo Knoxville, she has an understanding of scalabilty and doing a lot with a little. In her current position as Assistant Director of Stewardship & Donor Relations at UT, she coordinates stewardship initiatives across campus for alumni and friends in six of UT's colleges. She works closely with fundraisers to ensure timely recognition of all donations in those units and also how to more creatively and effectively recognize targeted donors in those units. As a part of the Office of Stewardship & Donor Relations, she has the opportunity to work with the team on the Knoxville campus stewardship strategy and scale ideas down to recreate at the college level.