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Brian Lacy, Senior Vice President, HEP Development Services
Email AddressBrian Lacy began his development career at the University of Toronto 16 years ago as the first full time call center manager. He first became a Director of Annual Giving in his next position at Trent University. Brian then moved to the US and enjoy success as Director of Annual Giving at St. Francis University in PA, Kent State University, and finally the University of Connecticut. After three years at UConn he agreed to join HEP Development Services which is a very respected vendor in the wealth screening, data cleansing, and matching gift areas. Since joining HEP full time more than 3 years ago, Brian has worked with more than one thousand non-profit from colleges and universities to hospitals, hospices, food kitchens, fraternities and more. Brian continues to present occasionally, attend about a dozen conferences annually, and maintain several annual giving consulting clients.

Supportingadvancement.com Meeting of the Minds - Best Practices for Acquiring More Matching Gifts
Liz Landry, Director of Advancement Services, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Email AddressLiz Landry is the director of advancement services at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a 1981 graduate of the university. She is responsible for the staff and budgets in the areas of gift and pledge processing, matching gifts, prospect research, and database administration. She is also charged with developing and executing strategies for information services to and communication with the university advancement area and other university constituencies.

Supportingadvancement.com Horses, Software and Bad Art - Booking Non-Cash Gifts and Giving Credit where Credit is Due
Emily H. Lane, Assistant Director of Special and Annual Giving, Radford University
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Staying Connected - Presentation made to the senior class leadership seeking their involvement.
Paul Lanning, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, University of the Pacific
Email AddressPaul Lanning is Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. He is a graduate of both the University of California, San Diego (B.A.) and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (M.S.) and has 15 years of experience in fundraising, marketing and business development in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors.

Supportingadvancement.com Policies - Corporate Foundation Fundraising Guidelines, Prospect Management
Lori Lasansky, Associate Director of Information Technology, University of Iowa Foundation
Email AddressLori Lasansky is Associate Director of Information Technology at the University of Iowa Foundation. Prior to working at the UI Foundation, Lori was Interim CEO and Vice President of Product Development at Ascend Technologies, Inc. Lori holds a BBA in Management Information Systems and a BA in Computer Science from the University of Iowa.

Supportingadvancement.com Crystal Reports Some tips and tricks when using Crystal Reports.
Karen Latora, Director, Advancement Services, UC Davis
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Best Practices in Partnership - Annual Giving and Advancement Services
Supportingadvancement.com Data Integrity Schedule - Best times to schedule data integrity procedures.
Supportingadvancement.com Job Description - Senior Manager of Gift and Data Services.
Leisha LeCouvie, Associate Director, Alumni Affinity and Volunteer Relations at McGill University
Email AddressLeisha LeCouvie has worked in alumni relations for many years, starting first at Trent University in Peterborough, then at Concordia University in Montreal. Leisha has held several positions in alumni affairs over the years, including special events coordinator and affinity manager.

Leisha is currently Associate Director, Alumni Affinity and Volunteer Relations at McGill University. Areas working with her include: affinity and travel programs, market research, student programs, volunteer recruitment and board management.

Supportingadvancement.com Building Affinity through Affinity
Tony Lee Office of annual Giving, Florida Atlantic University
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Annual Giving Ad - One Click, One Minute, One Student
Annette Levitt Assistant Director, Alumni Relations Illinois State University - Normal
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Web Promotion Plan for Alumni Magazine
John Ley, Director of Information Services, Southern Methodist University
Email AddressJohn Ley has been at SMU since 1993 and is currently serving as the director of information services in the Development and External Affairs division. After many years he became one of SMU’s recent graduates earning his bachelor degree in social science (psychology/philosophy). Prior to that he served as project lead for the IMPACT Project, the PeopleSoft Advancement Implementation at SMU. Previously, John served as the manager of gift accounting & campaign reporting in the Office of Development.

John has served on the faculty at CASE’s Summer Institutes, the Annual Senior Conferences, and the Matching Gifts Symposium chairing the Annual Senior Meeting for four consecutive years. He has also been published in CASE CURRENTS and the CASE book, Advancement Services.

Supportingadvancement.com Doing More With Less!
Supportingadvancement.com Finding Lost Alums - Putting together the Puzzle
Supportingadvancement.com Neither IRS nor CRA are 4-Letter Words
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Supportingadvancement.com Technology CAN be Our Friend
Richard Lim, Vice President, Affinity Market Group, at Meloche Monnex
Email AddressRichard Lim is Vice President, Affinity Market Group, at Meloche Monnex. He graduated from Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University) with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (major in accounting). Richard is also a Certified General Accountant and has successfully participated in the Executive Development Program, at Queen’s University in Kingston. He is a Trustee of the Education Foundation of CPAC. Richard started his career as an internal auditor with a large life insurance company in Canada. He later worked for a major trust company as Computer Auditor. He was the Controller and Treasurer for an advertising company and subsequently the Division Controller of a publicly traded international manufacturing company.

Richard joined Meloche Monnex in 1982 and has held various positions in finance, administration, human resources, and systems management. In his current position as Vice President, Affinity Market Group, he is responsible for corporate client relations, public relations, and business development in Ontario

Supportingadvancement.com Maintaining a Successful Long Term Partnership
Jeffrey A. Lindauer, Executive Director, Office of Special Gifts & Annual Giving Programs at IU Foundation
Email AddressIn this capacity, he oversees all areas of Special Gifts and Annual Giving Programs, including the IU Annual Fund, Class Campaigns, Parents Fund, Well House Society, Young Alumni Programs and other campaigns as they arise. Jeff has spent his entire 10+ career working with Indiana University rising from the calling floor as a student to his leadership role of today.

As well as consulting, Jeff is the co-author of Conducting a Successful Annual Giving Program, one of five books in the very popular "Dove on Fundraising" series published by Jossey-Bass (link here). Active within the field, Jeff has conducted numerous presentations and seminars about annual giving  and related topics at various conferences and other venues.

Supportingadvancement.com Fact or Fiction - Assessing Your Programs.
Rachel Ronning '99 Lindgren, Assistant Director of Alumni Development & Parent Relations, California Lutheran University
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Training - Etiquette and Protocol
Jonathan Lindsey, Assistant Vice President, Donor and Information Services, Baylor University
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Sample Forms - Data Request Form, Glossary
Supportingadvancement.com Seven Questions/Considerations for your Data Mining Efforts
Jennifer Liskow, Assistant Director of Development, Rivier College
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Staff Policies - Student Worker Confidentiality Agreement
Joshua E. Liss, Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Programs
Robert Schattner Center University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com E-Solicitation - Seasons Greetings
Supportingadvancement.com Sample Forms - Tally Sheets - 1, 2, 3, 4
Trista S. Lowther, Donor Relations Specialist/Matching Gift Administrator, Boys Town
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Matching Gifts - Buckslip used in mailings, including annual report.
Diana Lygas, Annual Fund, The College of New Jersey
Email AddressSupportingadvancement.com Caller Evaluation of Telefund Program
Supportingadvancement.com Sample Forms - Gift Record Sheet, Nightly Summary Sheet

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