Join Steve Higgins, CFRE, President of Carter, and Stacy Williams, CFRE, Managing Director, Carter, to learn how COVID-19 has impacted the philanthropic sector, as well as strategic ways to move forward in 2021. We will answer your many questions. Should I wait to plan a major campaign? What should I be doing with my donors in these uncertain times? The pandemic and economy may have changed many things, but strategic planning continues to be the best strategy for moving forward. You will have time to ask your questions, and together we will build a roadmap for success.
Steve Higgins, CFRE
President & CEO, Carter
Steve Higgins is one of the most respected and seasoned nonprofit consultants in the profession. He works with organizations’ development staff, executive leaders, trustees and volunteers, providing counsel in fundraising, governance and strategic planning. His fundraising counsel focuses on major and mega gift strategies, leadership coaching, campaign counsel and readiness, capacity building, and organizational assessment.
With over 25 years of nonprofit consulting and business development experience, Steve was promoted to President of Carter in 2015. Prior to co-founding Carter in 2011, Steve spent nearly 6 years as a Senior Vice President of Ketchum. In his role as a member of Ketchum’s Senior Leadership Team, Steve directed Ketchum’s client development efforts. He also held leadership positions with Saint Edward’s School in Vero Beach, Florida; The Pittsburgh Technology Council in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and The Gow School in South Wales, New York.
Stacy Williams, CFRE
Managing Partner, Carter
Williams is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) with more than twenty years of experience in the nonprofit sector, primarily working for organizations that improve the lives of children, families, and communities. Prior to joining Carter, Williams spent 20 years as the Director of Development at Achievement Academy and four years as the Director of Development at Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine.
Williams is well-known in the Central Florida region for her professional experience in fundraising, capital campaigns, board governance, and strategic planning. However, she has an equal reputation for volunteer leadership as a board member for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Polk County Chapter, Noah’s Ark of Central Florida and Lakeland Chamber of Commerce.
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