Mike Hamilton, The Executive Director of ShowHope, former AD of the University of Tennessee will be speaking on “Where’s The Parsley? Going the Extra Mile in Major Gift Fundraising”
About Mike Hamilton:
Mike has extensive experience in major gift fundraising, both for the University of Tennessee, but for nonprofits like Show Hope and Blood:Water. He also created the successful Leverage16 Conference, which attracted development directors from around the country.
Mike will share examples and practical tips on how you can approach and be more successful in major gift fundraising. He’s also happy to answer questions as well.
Prior to joining the Show Hope team, Mike Hamilton served as the President of Engagement with Blood:Water Mission. A man of deep faith, Hamilton has extensive experience in leadership and development, serving 26 years in intercollegiate athletics at Clemson University, Wake Forest University and the University of Tennessee. He served at the University of Tennessee for nearly 20 years, eight as Athletic Director. Hamilton also served on the board for Show Hope and Blood:Water Mission, among other local, regional and national nonprofits. While in Knoxville, he chaired the Knoxville Chamber Partnership and the United Way. He was named National Fundraiser of the Year in college athletics in 1998, has been named by Business TN as a member of the “Power 100,” and has been awarded numerous honors for his work with youth and children, including being named on the UN Foundation’s 2014 list of 10 Fathers Creating a Better World for Girls and Women.
7:55AM to 9AM, 109 International Drive, Franklin, TN (Cool Springs, near Wild Ginger, Taste of India in the Premiere Centre building).
Networking 20 minutes before and after. Remember to budget time for traffic.