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Geshri Gunasekera

Geshri Gunasekera Director, Industry Solutions Management – Higher Education, Salesforce LinkedIn | @EdtechGeshri Geshri Gunasekera is currently Director of Higher Education Industry Solutions at Salesforce.org, focused on Advancement. Geshri previously gained valuable experiences at McGraw-Hill Higher Education and Blackboard. Geshri’s career has spanned both K-12 and Higher Education, as well as diverse education technologies that address…

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Lauren Joseph

Lauren Joseph Senior Product Manager of Growth, Rent the Runway LinkedIn Lauren Joseph is the Sr. Product Manager of Growth at Rent the Runway, focused on user acquisition across all platforms. Through rapid testing and iterating, Lauren is responsible for identifying onsite experiences that engage users and ultimately convert them into customers. Prior to moving…

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Chris Campbell

Chris Campbell Sr. Associate Vice President, Information Strategy, Oklahoma State University Foundation Linkedin Chris Campbell has been with the Oklahoma State University Foundation since December 2004 and has served in several capacities during his tenure. He started in Athletics where he helped secure private funds for the football stadium’s $300 million Next Level Campaign, which…

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George Foreman III

George “Monk” Foreman III EverybodyFights Linkedin | @George_Foreman3 George “Monk” Foreman III is an entrepreneur, boxing trainer/coach, and son of the legendary businessman and former two-time heavyweight champion George Foreman Sr. In addition to being his father’s business manager for seven years, George spent his entire youth working at the George Foreman Youth & Community Center…

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Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd Director of Digital Marketing, Cornell University LinkedIn | @ashley_budd Ashley Budd is a digital strategist and designer working primarily with higher education and non-profit organizations. Through speaking, writing, and research she offers insights into contemporary issues in enrollment, fundraising, and communication technology. Ashley is director of digital marketing for alumni affairs and development at Cornell University. Prior to joining the…

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Andrew Kletzing

Andrew Kletzing Agency Partner Management, Facebook LinkedIn Andrew is the Manager of Facebook’s Partner Management team in Chicago. His team works closely with ad agencies across North America to help them leverage Facebook’s advertising platform as a growth driver for their business. Prior to helping ad agencies in Chicago, Andrew led Facebook’s Measurement Partnerships team…

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Dave Wishart

David Wishart Assistant Vice President, Philanthropic Engagement, Syracuse University LinkedIn David Wishart is the Assistant Vice President for Philanthropic Engagement at Syracuse University. In his role, David provides leadership, strategic direction and evaluation for the central Annual Fund program, Leadership Annual Giving, and the newly created Development Associate program. Additionally, David carries a portfolio of…

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Dave Gerhardt

Dave Gerhardt Vice President of Marketing, Drift LinkedIn  Dave Gerhardt is VP of Marketing at Drift. Drift makes messaging software that helps marketing and sales teams convert more inbound leads. Dave has spent the last 7+ years working at B2B SaaS marketing companies, including HubSpot and Constant Contact, and he co-hosts the Seeking Wisdom podcast….

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Josh Newton, CEO

Josh Newton President & CEO, UConn Foundation LinkedIn Joshua R. Newton, President and Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Newton came to the UConn Foundation in 2013 as President & CEO and has since then been working closely with UConn President Susan Herbst and her administration in successfully increasing fundraising efforts, with a focus on increasing scholarship support…

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Brent Grinna, CEO

Brent Grinna Founder and CEO, EverTrue Linkedin | @brentgrinna   Brent founded EverTrue to bring the technological advances of the for-profit sector to the mission-driven nonprofit world. I volunteered to help with my reunion fundraising campaign for my college. During that process, I was equipped with spreadsheets filled mostly with out-of-date information, which made it…

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