Monday, February 26, 2018
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
We are changing things up in 2018 and OverDRIVE/, a deep dive into the world of analytics, takes place a day before the DRIVE/ conference.
Understanding data analytics demonstrates your value, advocates for the profession of prospect research and development and empowers you to make strong recommendations. In this one-day intensive, attendees will learn methods and processes to demystify and optimize data. Interactive discussions will also include how the analyst fits into the organization and how to ensure that your findings are not only heard but influence decisions.
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Register before January 19 to receive early bird pricing!
Schedule of Events
Monday, February 26
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Opening Session
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Educational Sessions
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Educational Sessions
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Faculty Panel
Alison Sommers-Sayre has more than 20 years of experience in business intelligence, information management and data-driven strategic planning in higher education, corporate environments and consulting capacities. She is a former President of Apra, and a frequent speaker and conference volunteer. Sommers-Sayre is currently Assistant Vice President for Advancement at Princeton University, leading the Advancement Operations unit. She joined Princeton as the Director of Development Research in 2004, where she prepared the department for a billion+ dollar campaign and built the analytics function. Sommers-Sayre is a long serving alumni volunteer for her alma mater, the University of Chicago.
Nathan serves as Associate Vice President of Prospect Development at City of Hope, one of the nation’s top National Cancer Institutes, where he provides leadership for Business Intelligence, Prospect Research, Prospect Management, Grateful Patient, and Records Management. Prior to City of Hope, Nathan spent over 11 years in various roles at Stanford University, including 7 years as Director of Data Analytics and Prospect Research at Stanford Children’s Hospital’s fundraising foundation and Assistant Director of Development Research in Stanford’s central office. Nathan is a frequent speaker around the globe on various topics including: creating a data-driven culture, utilizing data for impact, data as an asset, visualizing data with Tableau, Prospect Management and Prospect Research. Currently, Nathan is authoring a book titled, Precision Prospect Development: How to Build the Platform that Will Usher in the Age of Precision Philanthropy and co-authoring a book titled, Precision Philanthropy: Using Artificial Intelligence to Solve World’s Greatest Challenges.
Rodger Devine is the Senior Executive Director of Business Intelligence for USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, including USC Shoah Foundation. Rodger oversees data analytics, information strategy, advancement operations and leadership annual giving program development. Prior to joining USC, Rodger served as the Director of Information, Analytics and Annual Giving at the Michigan Ross School of Business, where he managed information, analysis, reports and processes related to development strategy, portfolio activity and goal attainment. Rodger brings over 15 years of higher education experience in enterprise information systems, development and organizational leadership. Rodger completed his graduate studies in information, analysis and retrieval at the University of Michigan, where he was a member of the Michigan Data Sciences team and co-founded the Student Organization for Information, Analysis and Retrieval.