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Association of Fundraing Professionals

Association of Fundraing Professionals

I had the privilege of bringing the importance of Cause, Brand, and Team two two organizations this week: the Association of Fundraising...

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Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Building a Culture of Philanthropy

I had several speaking engagements in Illinois this year. I was invited to be the featured speaker with the Association of Fundraising...

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Connecting People to the Extraordinary

Connecting People to the Extraordinary

When I’m not working in business, I travel the world as a professional magician and member of the world-famous Magic Castle. I have the honor...

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Marketing Awards

Marketing Awards

Each year, NAYDO (North American YMCA Development Organization) presents national awards to recognize excellence in communications, philanthropy...

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Speaking at NAYDO 2018

Speaking at NAYDO 2018

I’m honored and excited to be a featured presenter at the 2018 NAYDO Conference on Philanthropy in New Orleans. With over 1,500 attendees...

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European Speaking Tour

European Speaking Tour

In October 2017, I embarked on a 3-week speaking engagement across six European countries: France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, and...

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3 Tips to Tap Into Your Creative Side

3 Tips to Tap Into Your Creative Side

Even since a young age, I knew that I had a creative side. I remember doing oil paintings at the age of 10, sketching Morro Bay with Prismacolor...

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Client Website Redesign Project

Client Website Redesign Project

Client: Ersoylu Consulting  I’m excited to have led website redesign for Ersoylu Consulting. They now have a clean, modern platform to express...

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Staying True to Your Cause

Staying True to Your Cause

Every great brand starts with a purpose—their reason for being. Starbucks started in a small storefront in Seattle in 1971 for the purpose of...

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Training and Team Building at OneOC

Training and Team Building at OneOC

I’m honored to be an official trainer with OneOC, the largest and most comprehensive of the 250 volunteer centers nationwide. Based in...

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World’s Largest Magic Conference

World’s Largest Magic Conference

In February 2017, I performed and lectured at the world’s largest magic gathering in Blackpool, England. What an amazing experience to headline...

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Brand + Team + Cause

Brand + Team + Cause

Working with numerous corporate and nonprofit teams, I have seen that success boils down to three critical factors: team, brand, and cause. Think...

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