April 2017
Finding Campaign Leadership

by George A. Brakeley III, Executive Chair 
Every campaign I have advised, over more than four decades, has succeeded because it had strong leadership. And when campaigns have been less than successful, leadership has been the heart of the challenge. The synergy and single-minded dedication of the leadership team - the CEO, the chief development officer and the volunteer chair or chairs - makes all the difference between a perfunctory campaign and a hugely rewarding one. When it comes to the pace-setting gifts at the top of the gift pyramid, moreover, there is no more important player than ... Read More 
Kind Words from our Client

"We had not had a campaign for several decades and we did not know much about our constituency in the context of running a campaign, certainly not who might lead us as the campaign chair or chairs. The Brakeley Briscoe team not only identified the ideal co-chairs - a couple - during their pre-campaign study but also stage-managed our enlisting them to serve. The fact that our campaign went over goal was largely due to their outstanding leadership as both donors and askers." 
Jim Keck
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AFP International Conference
April 30-May 2
San Francisco, CA

Please join us Monday, May 1 from 8 AM - 9:30 AM in room 2014 as Katherine Bella, CFRE, Associate Managing Director leads and moderates Coaching and Mentoring: Recipes for Success in Growing the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders.

This is an interactive session on growing the next generation of nonprofit leaders through successful mentoring and coaching. Our group of panelists represents a diverse set of organizations and perspectives. They have served as coaches and mentors to development professionals. You'll learn about the ways in which mentoring and coaching have helped to advance nonprofit professionals in their careers, explore the ways in which these techniques can help in growing diversity within the fundraising profession, and get guidance on how you can best institute a coaching and mentoring program at your local AFP chapter or within your nonprofit organization.

Please visit Brakeley Briscoe at booth 728 in the exhibit hall. Marianne Briscoe, Alden Briscoe, Katherine Bella, Sarah Anderson, and Andrea Edelman are attending.

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