Prospect Development 2024 Keynote Speaker

Humanity in Fundraising: Revolutionizing Donor Engagement

Lisa Greer, Philanthropist, Nonprofit Advisor, Convener, Author

Join Lisa Greer as she explores the transformative power of authenticity, empathy and human connection in fundraising, transcending transactional relationships. Through a compelling session filled with insights, statistics and personal stories gathered from her illustrious career, Lisa will demonstrate how prioritizing these elements can revolutionize donor engagement, foster trust and reshape the very essence of fundraising.

Lisa GreerAbout Lisa Greer

Lisa Zola Greer is a philanthropist, nonprofit advisor, convener and the author of the bestselling book "Philanthropy Revolution." Over the last decade, the Greer home in Beverly Hills has been home to nearly 200 charitable salons and events connecting nonprofits with donors and the community. 

Currently, Lisa serves as commissioner of the California State Commission on the Status of Women and Girls where she sits on the executive committee. She also serves on the international board of the New Israel Fund as well as the Executive Committee of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors. She has also served as commissioner and chair of the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission and trustee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles and as a board member of many organizations, including the L.A. District Attorney’s Crime Prevention Foundation, Make-a-Wish of Greater Los Angeles, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and others. She has recently been appointed to the City of Beverly Hills Community Charitable Foundation.

Earlier in her career, Lisa was a studio executive at NBC and Universal Studios, and she founded and led several companies including a management consulting and strategic advisory firm specializing in digital media and entertainment business. Lisa co-founded and sits on the board of Tandem Careplanning, a new business that elevates the home care experience for both care seekers and caregivers. 

A native of Los Angeles, Lisa holds a bachelor's degree in history from UCLA and an MBA from Pepperdine University. She is also the proud mother of three millennials, two Gen Z's and two dogs. 

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