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Nonprofit leadership series starts Nov. 1 on campus

Release Date: October 14, 2016

Lawrence Technological University’s Center for Nonprofit Management, in cooperation with Plante Moran, announced the start of this year’s “Executive to Executive” speaker series for leaders in the nonprofit sector.

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Nina Holden, vice president for institutional advancement at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, will speak on “Fundraising 101 to $101 million: proven approaches to successful development” at Lawrence Tech’s Southfield campus.

Registration begins and coffee is served at 8 a.m. Presentations in the series are held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The Center for Nonprofit Management is part of LTU’s College of Management.

Executive to Executive is a series of presentations featuring prominent leaders who are making a difference in the social sector. Other partners in sponsoring the series include the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, the Michigan Nonprofit Association, Blender Consulting Group, and the McGregor Fund.

Other presentations in the series are:

  • “Crisis communications: How to prevent and recover from bad news about your organization,” presented by Matt Friedman, co-founder, Tanner Friedman, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
  • “Be the best board member you can be,” presented by Tom Wilson, president and CEO, Olympia Entertainment, Tuesday, March 14, 2017
  • “The community engagement imperative,” presented by Beth Chappell, president and CEO, Detroit Economic Club, Tuesday, April 11, 2017

All sessions in the series are held in the Mary E. Marburger Science and Engineering Auditorium, Room S100, in Lawrence Tech’s Science Building. For directions and location, visit www.ltu.edu/map. Lawrence Tech’s campus is at 21000 W. 10 Mile Road in Southfield. Admission is $30 per session per person. Online registration is available at www.ltu.edu/management/executivetoexecutive.asp.


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