Branch Execs/Center Directors/COOs & Operations Staff

Meet & Greet in Exhibits Hall

Tuesday, April 24
4:30 - 5:15 pm

The connection between operations and development is a critical one.  Meet COOs, Branch Executives and Center Directors along with other operations staff who deal with this connection daily. Coordinator for this group is Jen Silvers, District VP, YMCA of South Hampton Roads and former Branch Executive, YMCA of Greater New York

Special Session: 50 Years of Fundraising Wisdom from Clark Baker

Tuesday, April 24
5:15 - 6:15 pm

In Clark Baker's 50-year career with the YMCA, he raised more than $500 million in philanthropic support. This session will provide concrete advice housed in Clark's stories which are humorous, piognant and achieveable. Learn ideas to use at your Y, understand the important role of leadership in raising funds, how to involve retired Y staff/leaders, and how to develop deep relationships with donors.

Philanthropy Forum: Connecting Operations and Philanthropy

Thursday, April 26
3:45 - 5:00 pm (during Round 7)
Jim Kauffman, YMCA of the USA

Designed for COOs, Branch Executives and Center Directors, the discussion will focus on how to more closely align operations and development and to make recommendations on what NAYDO can do to assist in that effort particularly in relation to Branch Executives and COOs.