Hosted by CLA Advisory Council member Jeremy Reis, Director of Marketing, Food for the Hungry, this breakout is designed for resource development, marketing, communications, and IT professionals.
In this Relationship Roundtable Breakout you’ll evaluate together how to best connect with the hearts and minds of those God may call to support your Christian nonprofit organization. You’ll examine some of the most important trends in technology and communications, concepts that you must master for success in our rapidly changing ministry environment. And you will zero in on how to connect deeply with major givers who could be critical partners for your organization for years to come. You’ll also engage with presenters from the morning session. Plus, you’ll be able to process with and gain insight from your peers.
Field of Study: Communications and Marketing, Information Technology, Specialized Knowledge, Overview, Group Live. Session is worth 6 credits
Featured Thought Leaders:
Connie Hougland serves as Senior Vice President, Ministry Services, for National Christian Foundation Heartland. In this role she works with individuals, families, and companies who desire to make their giving strategic, yet simple. More specifically, she works with nonprofit organizations and churches who desire to better serve their donors. Connie has been a part of NCF Heartland since its inception in 2000. She is passionate about teaching, coaching, and consulting in the areas of biblical fundraising and transformational giving, and she loves to see ministries freed from the fear of fundraising.
Tim Kachuriak is the founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for Next After, a research and consulting firm that works with businesses, nonprofits and NGOs to help them grow their resource capacity.
A nonprofit thought leader, Kachuriak is the lead researcher and co-author of the Online Fundraising Scorecard, and a contributing writer for Fundraising Success, CO+OP, and Outcomes magazines. Kachuriak has trained organizations around the world as far away as Bangalore, India and Oslo, Norway and is a frequent speaker at national nonprofit conferences including Social Media for Nonprofits, Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Direct Marketing Association Non Profit Federation, and others.
Kachuriak is also the co-founder and Vice Chairman of the Human Coalition, co-founder and managing partner of Flux Analytics and Donor ID, a member of the board of directors for Open Doors USA and the Halcyon Movement, and is on the MECLABS Advisory Board for Optimization.
Steve Kaloper is a consultant to non-profit Christian organizations both domestically and internationally. And serves high capacity families with an investment banking model to philanthropy. Steve has over 20-years experience in marketing, developing strategic relationships, and consulting in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
• Passionate. Leader. Strong Verbal Communication. Driver. Strategist.
As Founder and CEO of Development Services Group, Steve offers fundraising strategies for non-profits integrating various aspects of the donor-cultivation process The Art of a Relationships Campaigns for the purpose of advancing the organizations mission and raising the needed funds is his specialty. As co-Founder and CEO of the Kingdom Capital Group, Steve developed the concept of Impact Philanthropy, a results- oriented approach to giving—and a key aspect of the New Wave of Philanthropy.
Steve grew up and began his career in Southern California serving on staff of a mega-church in Newport Beach. His career continued as a full-service registered financial advisor with Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch. Then as Director of Development for the Family Research Council based in Washington, D.C. Steve later joined the private sector as Director of Marketing for a direct mail marketing agency serving organizations such as The Salvation Army was sold on Wall Street. Steve engaged his true passion serving non-profits as a consultant to numerous non-profits and V.P. of Marketing and Development for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries.
Born and raised in Southern California, he and his wife Shannon of 28-years along with their four incredible kids residing in Atlanta, Georgia. Desiring is to live a life of transparency, integrity, and to equip and empower their kids to do-good. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the school of Social Ecology from the University of California Irvine.
Currently serving on several non-profit and profit boards as well authored his first book in 2015; “The Journey Into DoingGoodBetter!”
Evan Lange serves as the Vice President of Gift Planning for National Christian Foundation Heartland. His primary role is to meet with advisors, attorneys, individuals, and business owners to develop strategies and solutions to minimize their tax liability and maximize their charitable giving, specifically in the area of non-liquid assets such as stock, real estate, mutual funds, and portions of a business. Evan is a licensed attorney and prior to joining NCF he practiced law at a large national firm. He graduated from William Jewell College before going on to receive his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Shannon has worked with over 200 organizations on everything from rebranding to multilingual, multicultural marketing.
Bottom line, she’s an industry expert in developing strategies that propel change down the street or around the world…and she makes it fun.
Jeremy Reis is the Director of Marketing for Food for the Hungry, a Christian relief and development organization working in over 20 countries. At Food for the Hungry, he manages the team responsible for marketing, direct mail and digital fundraising.
Jeremy’s worked in a variety of corporate, consulting, and non-profit roles. He started his career on the tech side and after finishing his MBA at The Ohio State University, jumped over to marketing with non-profits. He understands and speaks fluent geek, while being able to translate real business needs into actionable plans. Jeremy is a principal in Mission Clicks, a social media agency.
Jeremy lives just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Jennica and seven children.
Chad Williams is CEO of FiveQ. Since founding Five Q in 2004, Chad has led the Five Q team to serve organizations such as Revive Our Hearts, Joni and Friends, Answers in Genesis, Voice of the Martyrs and many others. Chad shares his insight and experience through speaking engagements such as the National Religious Broadcasters conference, the Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes conference, GospelCon and the Biola Digital Conference.
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