Spectrum 2017 Presentations

Welcome & Keynote Address
Empowering Community Conversations
Julie Lawson, CEO, Sentient Strategy, Former Vice President of FOCUS St. Louis

Leadership Track
Demystifying Strategic Planning: Turn Your Strategic Goals into Mission Accomplished!
Cate Redfern, Consultant, Adansonia Consulting

Top 10 Best Practices = Mission Success
Steve Finkelstein, Senior Partner & Co-Founder, Experience on Demand 

Development/Fundraising Track
Maintaining a Successful Young Friends Program
Kristine Gruver, Donor Communications Manager, Missouri Botanical Garden

Is Fundraising Freedom Possible for Your Nonprofit?
Mary Valloni, Fundraising Consultant, Mary Valloni Consulting

Moving Your Giving from Spontaneous to Strategic
Marita LaChapell, Lead Financial Consultant, Thrivent Financial

Trending Track
Facebook Live & Livestreaming – Everything You Need to Know
Chris Reimer, Associate Director of New Media, Maryville University

Secrets of the Digital Universe
Angie Winschel & Nathan Sprehe, Principals, Almanac, Inc.

Young Professional Leaders: How to Stand Out in Your Organization
Kristen Muller-Simms, Director of Communications, Earth Force &
Rebecca Buffington, Event Manager, World Chess Hall of Fame & Chess Club

Communications/Marketing Track
Creating Brands People Love
Donna Heckler, Director of Communications & Technology, The Society of Sacred Heart

From Research to Results: Finding and Connecting with Your Audience
Kimber Singer, Principal, Kimberly Singer Creative