Join us as we close #Raise2021. Experience the energy and excitement of our closing session. We’ll explore lesson learned at Raise with Emcee Reggie Rivers and Keynote Shanna Adamic. This dynamic roundtable conversation will center on how we journey forth with new insights, taking them back into our day-to-day fundraising and arming our causes with new #FearlessFundraising strategies.
We will also announce the live Raise Raffle – where lucky winners take home fabulous prizes. Winners must be present!
Executive Director, Cerner Charitable Foundation
Shanna Adamic is the Executive Director of Cerner Charitable Foundation overseeing corporate philanthropy and volunteer initiatives for Cerner, a global healthcare technology company. As a brain tumor survivor, Shanna has a personal connection and commitment to Cerner’s mission. Her current efforts focus on the Operation Safe coalition, committed to safely vaccinate Missouri residents against COVID-19. Shanna and her team lead the staffing and training for more than 300 daily volunteers, leveraging experiences with their volunteer programs and special events to apply the same people-first logic to help vaccinate more than 97,000 in their first 32 days.
President, The Gala Team
Reggie is a former Denver Broncos running back who played 6 seasons in the NFL. In 2013, he founded The Gala Team, and has grown the company from 6 events that first year to hundreds of events annually. The Gala Team supported nonprofits of all shapes and sizes during the COVID-19 virtual pivot, becoming a trusted resource for strategies and thought leadership.Reggie is also a media personality and author, who has worked in newspaper, radio and television in Denver. He has written five books, the latest is the award winning novel, “The Colony: A Political Tale”. Reggie’s professional variety ultimately led him to his find his true love in life — serving as a benefit auctioneer to help nonprofits achieve their fundraising goals.
VP of Content Marketing & Brand Engagement, OneCause
Kelly brings more than 20 years of fundraising, nonprofit management, and sales/marketing experience to her role at OneCause. As VP of Content Marketing & Brand Engagement, Kelly manages all of the company’s content strategy and execution. She’s passionate about empowering great missions and loves that her current role allows her to continue to help nonprofits reach new donors and raise more funds.