Held January 11 & 12, 2022, via Zoom


Welcome and Update

Development Conference Break Out:

  • “Raising Funds Amidst Pandemic”
  • “Shifting the Donor Landscape Paradigm: Strategies to Increase Engagement and Philanthropy among Donors of Color”


(Underlined titles contain links to presentation slides)

Raising Funds Amidst Pandemic

Presented by: Clare Jordan and Lilly Skok Bunch, Capital Development Services

How the Crescendo Software has Focused my Success in Planned Giving

Presented by: Monica Mattioli, Director of Planned Giving from Belmont Abbey College, and Bree Daniel, Integrated Marketing from Crescendo

Crowdfunding Your Way to a Better Donor Experience 

Presented by: Jenna Civitello, Director of Alumni and Constituent Giving, Emory University, Maura Langhart, Director of Annual Giving, University of Mississippi, Andy Wilson, Vice President of Advancement, Chowan University, and Brian Gawor, Vice President of Research, Ruffalo Noel Levitz

It Takes Two to Create a Successful Day of Giving
Two to Create a Successful Day of GivingPresentation begins at the 2:20 mark on January 12 recording

Presented by: Erin Cleghorn, director, The Meredith Fund, and Hilary Allen, director, Office of Alumnae Relations, Meredith College

What I Wish I had Known as a New Vice President for Development

Presented by: John Tayloe, Assistant to the President, Executive Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving, Chowan University

Targeting Your Best Prospects

Presented by: Jennifer Vincent, Account Executive, Blackbaud, Liz Harner, Account Executive, Blackbaud, Astra Ball, Director of Advancement Services, Meredith College, Danielle Taylor, Associate Director of Development Systems, Meredith College

Moving Them Through the Pipeline| Young Alumni Campaign Commitments 

Presented by: Scott Leighty, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Elon University

How to be an Above Average Major Gift Officer

Presented by: Lennie Barton, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Meredith College

NCICU wishes to thank the planning committee members for their contributions to the meeting agenda:

LaDaniel Gatling II, Bennett College
Jeff Joyce, Brevard College
Peter Donlon, Campbell University
John M. Tayloe, Chowan University
Scott Leighty, Elon University
Erica Burroughs, High Point University
Lennie Barton, Meredith College
Jo Ellen Newsome, Pfeiffer University
Amy Jackson, Wingate University


2022 Development Meeting