Join us for our biggest event of the year!This year's panel includes three local philanthropists and community funders: Jeff Kole, Ruth McMullin and Russ Simpson. Our guest speakers will participate in a round table discussion about their experiences, motivations and observations of the fundraising community. Plus, audience members have a chance to ask their own questions!Get the inside scoop from Savannah’s fundraising community while networking and enjoying heavy hors d’ouevres & refreshments! Bios:Jeff KoleJeff Kole is president of Kole Management Co. and is an active volunteer with a number of local nonprofits including United Way of the Coastal Empire, Senior Citizens Inc., Jewish Educational Alliance and the Georgia Apartment Association. He is a current board member of the Savannah Music Festival, Historic Savannah Foundation and Purpose Built Communities. Ruth McMullinRuth McMullin has over 40 years experience in fundraising for NFP organizations. She has been Chairman of the Alumni Fund at Yale University’s School of Management and on the committee to raise funds for a capital program at Yale University Press. Currently she is Chairman of the Mighty Eighth Foundation, on the Development Committee of the Savannah Music Festival, on the Georgia Sea Grant Advisory Board, and is an Aquarium Ambassador at the UGA Marine Science Center. Russ Simpson Russ Simpson practices law concentrated in the areas of estate and trust planning, taxation and administration. A member of the Georgia and Savannah Bar Associations, he is a past president of the Savannah Estate Planning Council, a former director of the Rotary Club of Savannah, and current President of The Savannah Community Foundation, Inc.
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