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Top 10 Fundraising Risks for Nonprofits; Inspired by Melanie Lockwood Herman's article of the same name

August 30, 2017

8:30 - 10:30 AM

Fundraising is not without risk. As fundraisers, we must be aware of hazards of our profession. David Ripple, President of The Remington Group will present the top ten risks associated with raising financial support, based on Melanie Lock Herman’s observations as well as his own career as a high-level development professional. 

David Ripple
President, The Remington Group

David Ripple joined The Remington Group in January 2016 after serving as vice president for development at The Ohio State University in Columbus. His responsibilities at Ohio State included oversight of all central fundraising staff during the $2.5 billion "But for Ohio State" campaign, partnering with the university’s academic leaders and their development teams and collaborating with key volunteer leaders to increase support for the university. While partnering with the advancement leadership team, he helped lead Ohio State to its second largest year in fundraising, raising more than $405 million during fiscal year 2015.

David previously worked at Wayne State University for eight years, rising from associate vice president for development to vice president for development and alumni affairs and president of the Wayne State Foundation. Prior to Wayne State, David served as an executive director with CCS Fundraising providing fundraising management and counsel to non-profit clients throughout southeast Michigan including Michigan Opera Theatre, Lutheran Social Services of Michigan and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System to name a few. Earlier in his 22-year career in development, David served on the fundraising staffs of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, the American Red Cross in Detroit and Angela Hospice in Livonia. 

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