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Finding & Working with the “Invisible” Staff Members

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • DuPage Children’s Museum, 301 N. Washington St., Naperville, Illinois 60540
  • 11


Find out how to meet your department's or team's goals by partnering with experts in the field! There is always more to do than there are hours in the day. Hear straight from these consultants on how to make this partnership work for you and your organization!

Discussion topics will include:

  • Determining if your organization is ready to work with a consultant
  • Properly vetting them for the best fit with your organization
  • Ways to work with consultants in the areas of:
    • Major Giving
    • Board Development
    • Grantwriting
    • Planned Giving
    • Annual Giving
    • Special Events


Ken Bartels, Principal, Ken Bartels Consulting (KBC) and senior vice president and director at Community Bank of Elmhurst, has been part of the advancement profession for 43 years. During that time, he has been involved with boards, major gifts, and establishing non-profit organizations, and spent much of his career at Elmhurst College. KBC was founded in 2009. Ken also is a founder of WSPN and is a WSPN Service Award recipient.

Cathy Mosseau, President of Mosseau Consulting Group LLC, began her consulting practice in 2008 to help non-profits grow and diversify their fundraising resources so they can improve their impact on the communities they serve. Mousseau Consulting Group provides services in developing resource plans, grant writing, prospect research, appeals, major gifts, donor stewardship and more. Mousseau is an active community volunteer, currently serving on the Board of Student Excellence Foundation and the Development Committee of People’s Resource Center.
David Schreier, President of David Schreier Associates LLC has a broad-based history of working for,and with, local, regional and national organizations across the nonprofit sector and has given him a unique perspective on nonprofit trends and innovative thinking. He has consulted to organizations with budgets ranging from under $100,000 to over $1 billion in the areas of arts, human service, education, healthcare, foundations, associations, and religion. Prior to consulting, David served in senior development positions with the American Red Cross, as executive director for the Northern Illinois office of the American Diabetes Association and as a national marketing director for American Diabetes Association. His background also includes director positions at DePaul University and Children’s Home & Aid Society of Illinois.

David Terrill, President of Terrill Consulting, began his fundraising career in 1982 as an all-purpose development officer. From 1995 on, he focused his practice on planned giving. Terrill started and built gift planning programs for Brookfield Zoo and subsequently Northwest Community Hospital Foundation. In 2013, Mr. Terrill began his independent consulting firm using his breadth of experience to help nonprofit organizations build capacity through creative philanthropy.

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