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Executive Conversation


Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Executive Conversation

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Date Event Topic / Speaker Location
3/27/2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Executive Conversation Is Planned Giving a Token Program in Your Organization?
Presenter(s): Diane Carlson and Anthony Alonso, Catapult Fundraising
Home of Suzy Williams

Event Details:
Sponsored By:
LaGrange College

About Our Sponsor: Designed for working professionals, the LaGrange College Master's Degree in Philanthropy and Development will help you make an even greater impact for good. The 25-month program combines two-week immersion experiences on campus in the summer with the flexibility of online coursework during the fall and spring semesters. The only degree of its kind in the Southeast, the program provides practical knowledge and real-world skills, which can be instantly applied to the challenges you face day-to-day.

Diane Carlson

Diane M. Carlson, Chairman of Catapult Fundraising, Inc. is a nationally known speaker and author on fundraising. With decades of fundraising experience, she is the former Chairman of IDC and the former Founder/CEO of 1-2-1 Philanthropic Services, Inc. Diane has served on the National Board of AFP International, the AFP Foundation Board, and with AFP Industry Partners. She is former President of the New Jersey Chapter and a current member of AFP Las Vegas Chapter. She received the Outstanding Fundraiser of the Year award from the New Jersey Chapter and the Lifetime Achievement award from the Las Vegas Chapter.

Anthony Alonso

Anthony Alonso, President of Catapult Fundraising, has over 25 years of experience in direct marketing. He is often called upon as an industry leader to speak on telephone, planned giving and social media marketing. His experience ranges in the education, health care, social services and arts markets. Anthony served three terms on the AFP Foundation Board, was a founding member of the AFP Industry Partners Council, and is currently an officer of the New Jersey Chapter AFP. He has provided pro-bono calling services to many organizations, including the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy.