Concurrent Sessions

September 14, 2017 10:45 am - 12:15 pm

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Sessions and presenters subject to change.

(as of August 25, 2017)


Collapse of a Community Institution: Could We Have Saved It?

Sharon Bruce, Content & Media Manager, BC/DC Ideas

Maria Spaulding, Human Services Management Consultant, Community Volunteer, and Organizer

Debby Warren, Principal, Debby Warren Consulting

Heather Yandow, Lead Consultant, Third Space Studio

Sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Foundation


Collective Impact: Easy as Pie?

Lee Covington, President & CEO, Senior Services of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County

Kristen Perry, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Services of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County


Conversations with Grantmakers

Visit one-on-one with selected foundation and corporate grantmakers, including:

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
  • The Cannon Foundation, Inc.
  • Duke Energy Foundation
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Golden LEAF Foundation
  • IBM Corporation
  • Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
  • N.C. GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
  • North Carolina Community Foundation
  • Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation


Financial Planning and Budgeting in Uncertain Times

Jim Barrett, Executive Director, Pisgah Legal Services

Mig Murphy Sistrom, Mig Murphy Sistrom, CPA, PC

Sponsored by Mutual of America


Forget the Participation Trophies: Hire Us Instead

Moderator: Katie Todd, Director of Digital Strategies, NC League of Conservation Voters

Presenters: Zainab Baloch, Policy Audit – Quality Management, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Molly Rivera, Communications Associate, ACLU of North Carolina

This session organized and presented by the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Triangle Chapter in collaboration with the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits.


Foundations and Nonprofits: Insights and Perspectives

Moderator: Rob Maddrey, Director for Sustainability, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

Panelists: Alli Celebron-Brown, Vice President & Director, Community Programs, Foundation For The Carolinas

Tracey Greene-Washington, Director of Special Initiatives, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

Joy Vermillion Heinsohn, Assistant Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Tamika Williams, Associate Director, Child Care, The Duke Endowment


Hiring Development Staff for Long-Term Investments

Allan Burrows, President, Capital Development Services

Fred Stang, Senior Associate, moss+ross

Patricia Zoder, Managing Director, Sockwell Partners


How to Create a Five-Star Elevator Pitch

Joan Garry, Principal, Joan Garry Consulting

Sponsored by DesignHammer


Measuring What Matters Most

Kathy Ridge, Founder, Levridge Resources

Ellen Whitlock, Executive Director, Senior Resources of Guilford