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Saturday, May 6 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Development Consulting for Sustainable Results LIMITED

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It’s a consulting horror story: The fundraising consultant you didn’t need delivers a work plan you can never execute with a price tag you can’t afford! Knowing when to call in a development consultant, how to pick the right one for your organization and what you’ll need for a productive working relationship is crucial for the success of any consulting partnership. In this session, hear from leading arts fundraising consultants on how they work with clients to build strong and sustainable development operations.

Moderators
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Mark Saville

Director of Development, Fort Worth Opera Association
Mark Saville currently serves as the Director of Development for the Fort Worth Opera, previously holding the positions of Senior Development Consultant and Director of Development for Arizona Opera. | During his tenure at Arizona Opera, Saville successfully doubled the organiz... Read More →

Speakers
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Linda Lipscomb

Associate Vice President, Arts Consulting Group
Linda Lipscomb joined ACG’s Dallas office in 2016, bringing nearly 30 years of experience in fundraising, marketing, and sales to her consulting and interim management work for the firm. As a consultant, she has expertise in facilitating major capital campaigns, maximizing annual funds and major gift programs, conducting feasibility studies, and performing interim management services. Ms. Lipscomb has served in interim management roles, leading the development departments at Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Opera, and Fort Worth Symphony. As Interim Vice President of Development at Dallas Symphony Orchestra, she successfully reversed several years of annual fund declines, increasing those efforts to meet targeted fundraising goals. Ms. Lipscomb also led the final phase of Dallas Museum of... Read More →
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Marilyn Shapiro

Arts Consultant, Arts Consultant
Marilyn Shapiro’s career spans 45 years of public service, including more than 30 years in senior management positions with the Metropolitan Opera and Los Angeles Opera. Ms. Shapiro, retired from the Metropolitan Opera as Executive Director/External Affairs in 2000, having spen... Read More →
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Bob Swaney

Founder and CEO, Robert Swaney Consulting Inc.
A highly sought-after authority on fundraising growth for arts and cultural organizations, Bob Swaney has developed systems and solutions recognized now as industry standards for excellence. | With his nearly 30-year career in arts fundraising, Bob's hallmark lies in helping or... Read More →

Sponsors
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Robert Swaney Consulting Inc.

Robert Swaney Consulting, Inc. (RSC) is a national provider of contributed revenue growth strategies, fundraising direct mail programs, and executive searches for arts and cultural institutions. RSC coaches and partners with organizations so their fundraising programs become stro... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
City View 1, 4th Floor

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