AT42. Executive Search with Wendy Wilsker of Boyden June 6, 2021
On this episode of the podcast, I talk with Wendy Wilsker, managing partner, with Boyden, an international executive search firm. Our trend lines include:the current state of executive search;allyship for the Jewish community; and understanding the executive search process.
AT41. Interview with Steven Mezzacappa, author of Passion With Purpose May 16, 2021
On this episode of the podcast, I talk with Steven Mezzacappa, author of Passion With Purpose. Our trend lines include:go beyond living your passion...experience it ;struggles with depression and removing mental health stigma; and understanding career and personal fulfillment. Special rate: Download his new book for .99 cents on AmazonWebsite: http://www.pa […]
AT40. When Your Career Lightbulb Flickers with Dr. Yonette Thomas March 28, 2021
On this episode of the podcast, I talk with Dr. Yonette Thomas of Strategic Transitions LLC. Our trend lines include:when your career lightbulb flickers;incorporating all your passions; and the ongoing social justice movement and push for equity in higher education.BioDr. Yonette Felicity Thomas is a globally acknowledged thought leader, urban health champi […]
AT39. Career Transitions, CASE Service and Equity in Advancement with Dale Wright March 14, 2021
On this episode of the podcast, I talk with Dale Wright, Associate Dean of Advancement in the Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois. Our trend lines include:the transition from alumni relations to development and the tough decision to leave your alma mater;preparing young professionals for a career in advancement;helping Deans and ac […]
AT38. Student Alumni Engagement with Boise State's Lauren Hamilton March 7, 2021
On this episode, I talk with Lauren Hamilton, Associate Director of Student and Recent Alumni Programs at Boise State.Trendlines include:the challenge of COVID,Student Engagement, andthe CASE ASAP community.
AT37. Launching Your Campaign During a Pandemic with Shaun Keister (UC-Davis) March 1, 2021
This episode's trend lines include:the impact of developing your team;launching a campaign during a pandemic; andand service to CASE.BioShaun Keister became UC Davis’ first vice chancellor for development and alumni relations in 2011 and functions as the campus’s chief development officer, leading a team of over 300, and president of the UC Davis Fo […]
AT36. Engaging Diverse Alumni with Oregon's A. Philanda Moore February 21, 2021
On this episode of Alumni Trending, we dive into engaging diverse alumni with the University of Oregon's, A. Philanda Moore. Trend lines include:Aspen Leadership Group Diversity Talent Partnership,importance of data collection and utilization,engaging diverse alumni, anda little bit about HBCU marching bands!BioA. Philanda (A.P.) Moore is the assis […]
AT35. Disruption in Alumni Engagement with Missouri's Todd McCubbin February 14, 2021
On this episode of Alumni Trending, we talk with Todd McCubbin, Executive Director of the Mizzou Alumni Association. Trendlines include:learnings from Covid-19;building a diversity, equity, and inclusion infrastructure; anddisruption in Alumni Engagement.BioTodd is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the Mizzou Alumn […]
On this episode, I talk with Sara Wald, Senior Director of Development with the NDSU Foundation:Today's trend lines include:- her career journey,- support of colleagues through COVID -19, - and a little NDSU Bison sports talk.BioSara Wald has worked in higher education advancement for 19 years at North Dakota State University. Passion for keeping a […]
AT33. Digital Engagement Strategy with Finalsite Co-founder Rob DiMartino January 31, 2021
What's Up Trendsetters!Today, I talk with Rob DiMartino, Co-founder and Chief Evangelist at Finalsite:Today's trend lines include:- the entrepreneurial journey,- key elements of an engagement strategy, - UConn sports, and- life and leadership lessons learned from Dee Rowe.BioRob DiMartino, Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist at Finalsite, has p […]
AT32. School and College-based Alumni Engagement with Caitlin Johnson January 24, 2021
On this episode, I visit with Caitlin Johnson, Director of Alumni Engagement at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Trendlines include:building a college-based engagement program;college-based affiliate groups; andengagement through COVID.Caitlin Johnson facilitates, maintains, and grows relationships connecting alumni back to the business […]
AT31. Data and Customization in 2021 with Jennifer Heisey January 17, 2021
NOTE: This episode was produced before the University of Cincinnati appeared in the 2021 Peach Bowl.On this episode, I visit with Jennifer Heisey, Chief Alumni Relations Officer for the University of Cincinnati and we discuss data and customization for richer alumni engagement. Trendlines include:learnings from 2020;optimism for 2021; andher plan to levera […]
AT30. What did you learn in 2020 with Mike Worley January 10, 2021
A conversation with the Vice President for Advancement at Lander University (SC), Mike Worley, about learnings from 2020 and the state of higher education advancement.Trend lines:- learnings from 2020;- looking forward to 2021; and- launching a campaign in 2021.
AT29. Alumni Engagement through Podcasting January 3, 2021
A conversation with William Corbin, Vice President of Revenue and Brand Partnerships for Sound that Brands.Trend lines include:Engagement through podcasting;telling your brands story; andrevenue generation.
AT28. Digital Engagement, Podcasting, and Conversations about Race with Viannca Velez December 27, 2020
What's Up Trendsetters!Today, I talk with Viannca Velez, Director of Alumni Communication and Digital Engagement at Seton Hall University. Our trend lines include:- ramping up digital engagement,- podcasting, and - conversations about racial equality.
AT27. Examining How Alumni Make Sense of Their Relationships with their Alma Maters with Dr. Kevin Fleming November 29, 2020
Today, I talk with Dr. Kevin Fleming, Co-Founder and CEO of Prosper, a consulting firm that provides guidance to nonprofit organizations to transform their engagement and philanthropic programs, specializing in fundraising practice, Board management, volunteer programs, event planning, and communications.Today’s trend lines include:– student experience is th […]
AT26. Advancement through the eyes of a new professional, CASE resident Alisha Hartley November 22, 2020
What's Up Trendsetters!Today, I talk with Alisha Hartley, CASE resident and Assistant Director of Leadership Giving at Penn State.Today's trend lines include:- perspective of a new professional,- self-care and grace, - CASE residency program, and- development in Covid times.BioAlisha Hartley is a native of Monroe, NC. She earned a B.A. in P […]
AT25. Leadership in Challenging Times with Mo Cotton Kelly November 15, 2020
Today, I talk with Mo Cotton Kelly, the Vice President for Alumni Relations and Communications at the UConn FoundationToday's trend lines include:- COVID-19 engagement,- UConn's advancement model, and- Leadership in challenging times.BioMONTIQUE (MO) COTTON KELLYVice President, Alumni Relations and CommunicationsMo Cotton Kelly leads the U […]
AT24. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with Dr. Anthony McAdoo November 8, 2020
What's Up Trendsetters!Today, I talk with Dr. Anthony McAdoo, the Executive Director of the WKU Alumni Association.Today's trend lines include:- COVID-19 innovation,- the new WKU Alumni diversity, equity and inclusion council, and- his advice to new professionalsBioDr. Anthony McAdoo currently serves as the Executive Director of the WKU Al […]
AT23. Engaging Graduate and Doctoral Alumni November 1, 2020
What's Up Trendsetters!Today, I talk with a panel of experts about engaging graduate and doctoral alumni from alumni relations, career development, and philanthropic perspectives. Our panelists include:Anna De Cheke Qualls, Director of External and Alumni Relations, Graduate School, University of Maryland (Linkedin)Natalie Lundsteen, Assistant Dean […]