Fall Symposium 2015: Campaigns Faculty
Rachel Schaefer, AVP
Prospect Development and Campaign Management, University of Central Florida Foundation -- Chair
Rachel Schaefer is a seasoned development professional with nearly 15 years of experience in both a non-profit and for-profit environment. She currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Prospect Development and Campaign Management at the University of Central Florida Foundation, the fundraising arm of the nation’s second-largest public university. Prior to joining the UCF Foundation, Rachel was the Director of Research at Bentz Whaley Flessner, where she had the opportunity to work with non-profit clients of all types, shapes and sizes to optimize their prospect development operations. Rachel’s first experience with campaigns was as a member of the University of Minnesota Foundation’s prospect research team during the university’s $1.6B “Campaign Minnesota”.
Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Northwestern University, where she is an active member of the Northwestern Alumni Association's Alumni Giving Committee. Previously, she served on the NAA's Leadership Development and Education Committee and was President of the Northwestern University Club of the Twin Cities for nearly eight years. Rachel is also a member of APRA-FL, APRA International and AFP.
Practice Leader, Systems and Operations, Bentz Whaley Flessner
Katrina Klaproth is the systems practice leader at Bentz Whaley Flessner specializing in fundraising operations and systems. She is a recognized expert in donor management systems, organizational structures, integrated and direct fundraising, and donor relations.
Her clients include University of Cincinnati, Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center , Baylor University, National Park Foundation, University of Sydney, U.S. Olympics Committee, and many others.
Prior to joining the firm, Katrina served the Director of Development Operations for the
George W. Bush Presidential Center, where she oversaw data management and reporting, prospect development, gift processing, membership services, and communications.
Previously, Katrina worked at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where she served as the Director of Development Management Systems, overseeing the development system conversion and associated technologies and resources. She also spent several years serving as the Vice President of Development and Marketing at Bon Secours Health System in Port Charlotte, Florida.
Katrina earned a Master of Liberal Studies in Communication, Media and Technology from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English from Florida State University.
Senior Associate, Bentz Whaley Flessner
Bond Lammey is a Senior Associate at Bentz Whaley Flessner specializing in Prospect Development. She has worked with higher education institutions, medical centers, humanitarian, and conservation organizations. Prior to joining BWF, Bond led prospect research efforts at the University of Chicago, where she oversaw the central prospect research team and developed integrated strategies with prospect management, analytics, corporate and foundation relations research.
Bond received her BA in Sociology and her Masters of Management in Nonprofit Administration, both from North Park University in Chicago, Illinois. She is on the board of APRA International and has presented in the United States, Canada, and Asia at CASE, SunGard, ADRP, AASP, and APRA conferences. Additionally, for the past two years, Bond has been on the faculty of the CASE Development Researchers conference and as an instructor for Rice University’s online Constituent Relationship Management course.