Use the information below to learn where I've given lectures and participated in industry panels, as well as past and upcoming events.

AFP Southwest Florida

SARASOTA, FL | JULY 11, 2023 | Presentation Title: "Get Your Board (and CEO) Fired Up About Fundraising!"

Attendees: 200 – Fundraising Executives, CEOs and Board Members

Charitable Gift Planners of Southwest Florida

Bradenton, FL | February 19, 2023 | Presentation Title: “Small Shops Big Results in Planned Giving”

Attendees: 200 – Fundraising Executives, Financial Planners/Attorneys/CPAs

AFP Planet Philanthropy

St. Petersburg, FL | June 2022 | Presentation Title: “The Road to the Top: From Fundraiser to CEO”

Attendees: 50

AFP ICON Conference

Toronto, Canada | April 6, 2024 | Presentation Title: “Small Shops Big Success in Planned Giving”

AADO Annual fundraising conference

Atlanta, GA | June 10-12, 2024 | “SMART Goals for Planned Giving”

Attendees: African American Fundraisers from around the US and Canada

AFP Fundamentals in Fundraising Course

Chicago Chapter | May, 2021 | “Building and Sustaining Relationships”

Attendees: 25

Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities - IARF

Illinois | September, 2019 | “Change Management: Survival and Success Through Change”

Attendees: 50

Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations - LANO

Baton Rouge, LA | August, 2019 | “Raising Friends and Funds During Difficult Times”

Attendees: 75

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible. Then they seem improbable. And then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.

Christopher Reeve

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.

Booker T. Washington

When was the first time you did something for the first time?


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Anne Frank