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Manatee Connects: Successful Practices of Major Gifts Officers
June 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 amFree
Successful Practices of Major Gifts Officers
Join MCF board member James Davis for a look at the professional processes and qualities required to consistently cultivate and solicit major gifts.
James A. (Jim) Davis retired as President of Shenandoah University in 2008 after 26 years of service as President of the institution, where fundraising and development were essential parts of his success. During his career as President of Shenandoah University, he served in executive leadership roles in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and chaired more than 20 reaffirmation committees. He served as president of the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia, president of NASCUMC, the United Methodist association of presidents, Board member of NAICU, CIC, and was a member of the University Senate of the United Methodist Church. Dr. Davis also chaired the EIIA Insurance consortium for 130 colleges and universities.