About this event
It’s no secret that data is one of the most important assets an organization has. With massive volumes of data generated every day, organizations face challenges in collecting, preparing, and organizing data for analysis. This panel will address the best approach to optimize data handling that can give you an edge. Join our industry experts in this discussion to better understand the concrete ways to effectively manage data that yield maximum benefit.
Brian Lacy is a data consultant for NPOInfo and principal of Brian Lacy and Associates, a fundraising and data services firm with more than 30 years of experience that provides leading industry resources and veteran talent to maximize opportunities across the giving spectrum. With Expertise in the North American market and connections across the philanthropic landscape, he and his team have worked from higher education to health care to religious and community charities and has created fundraising programs regardless of the size of team or budget. From annual giving solutions to major and principal giving strategies, they have helped more than 400 non-profits raise more than $1 Billion in philanthropic support.
Chris has more than a decade of experience in the higher education and nonprofit spaces, having served clients at Target Analytics (a division of Blackbaud), Wealth Engine, and now AlumniFinder. Chris has expertise in predictive analytics and wealth screening, and he is particularly passionate about helping nonprofits make more informed strategic fundraising decisions that increase donor revenue and retention. Chris is a subject matter expert in harnessing the power of data and analytics to improve fundraising results. He has spoken at industry conferences, user groups, and seminars. Chris graduated from the University of Arkansas.
Sheri Chaney Jones is the founder and president of SureImpact. A researcher and expert in social impact measurement, she believes in data, metrics, and accountability. Furthermore, Sheri is a thought leader in public sector evaluation and applied organizational research. She is the author of Impact & Excellence: Data-Driven Strategies for Aligning Mission, Culture, and Performance in Nonprofit and Government Organizations (Jossey Bass, 2014). Sheri is passionate about women’s equity and the advancement of girls. She is the Columbus Chapter President of the National Association of Women Business Owners and a Commissioner for the Columbus.
Erin Rodriguez serves as the Executive Director for Root Cause, a non-profit consulting team that helps drive enduring and effective social change. Before coming to Root Cause, she spent 14 years at YouthBuild USA, serving last as the Chief Quality Officer. At YouthBuild USA, Erin served in many roles, including as a trainer and facilitator of measurement, learning, and improvement initiatives designed to make data a central part of creating change.
While we firmly believe that anyone in the nonprofit sector could benefit from learning and thinking about data management and analytics, individuals who work directly on crunching data and activity planning will find this panel the most pertinent.
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