"Transformational Gifts: 
Where to Find Them and How to Get Them"
Three major gift experts discuss the nature and value of transformational gifts for nonprofit organizations. Our panel will help you think confidently and strategically about seeking and securing transformational gifts for your organization. 

Brad Camp, Thomas Keefe
and Karen Larabee Waller
September 6, 2017 
7:30-9:30 a.m.
The Catholic Foundation
Brad Camp is the CEO of Wentwood Management Ltd., a commercial real estate developer that manages small warehouses with over 450 business tenants in the Dallas area. He is also a life director of the National Association of Home Builders. Brad has been a Catholic Foundation Trustee since 2012 and President of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School Advisory Council for many years. Brad was a founding partner of Savvy Distilling which later was merged into the distillery that produces Deep Eddy vodka. He is passionate about catholic education, and as a graduate of OLPH, Brad has been instrumental in the sustainment and growth of the school. He has multiple business interests and continues to contribute much of his time, knowledge and experience to empower our local community.  
Thomas W. Keefe, J.D.
began his term as the eighth president of the University of Dallas on March 1, 2010.
Under President Keefe's leadership, UD has enjoyed steady growth in enrollment, welcoming record-breaking freshman classes in three of the last five years, and received its largest gift ever-$12 million to build a new home for the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business: SB Hall. 
President Keefe attended an international congress at the Vatican on Catholicism in the Americas and serves as a member of a working group of select Catholic university presidents that is a committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Catholic higher education. 
Before coming to the University of Dallas he was Vice President of University Advancement at St. Louis University. 
Karen Larabee Waller,
Principal, Dini Spheris, 
has been with the organization for over 32 years. Dini Spheris takes a client-centered and team-based approach to organizational and fundraising consulting. Karen's specialties include: Campaign Planning, Campaign Counsel, Strategic Planning, Leadership Coaching and Performance Optimization. Invested in her client's success, Karen has knowledge of the philanthropic landscape and community leadership that makes her among the most sought-after nonprofit counselors in the North Texas area. Her clients include the AT&T Performing Arts Center, Children's Medical Center Dallas, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Notre Dame School and Shelton School. She has guided numerous major fundraising capital campaigns in the local Catholic community and beyond.
About Catholic Community Network
The Catholic Foundation presents a quarterly educational and networking opportunity for benefactors and the ministry leadership in the Dallas diocesan community. Dialogue with others who share your passion to meet the ever-changing needs of our Catholic faith community. Invite your co-workers to come participate in this communication resource the first Wednesday of each season.
Future Meeting Dates :
In 2017 and 2018 location will be 

Winter-December 6, 2017 
Spring-March 7, 2018 
Summer-June 6, 2018 
Fall-September 5, 2018 
Winter-December 5, 2018


Seating is limited. Please RSVP if accepting to Virginia Dominguez
or click below to register via e-mail.
Admission is free.
September 6, 2017
7:30-9:30 a.m.
7:30 - 8:00 a.m.
8:00-9:30 a.m.
Complimentary  parking is  on the south side of Merit Tower building facing Medical City.

Continental Breakfast will be served.
The Catholic Foundation
12222 Merit Drive
Suite 850
Dallas, TX 75251
Tel. (972) 661-9792
Invite your colleagues to this quarterly networking and learning event for those that serve the Catholic community - don't miss it!
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12222 Merit Drive, Suite 850
Dallas, TX 75251