OPRN is excited to announce that Joshua Birkholz will be the keynote speaker for our 2017 conference. Josh is a principal at Bentz Whaley Flessner and an engaging and in-demand speaker. It’s been a few years since Josh has joined us, so we are delighted to have him back for our 30th anniversary celebration!
OPRN’s annual conference will be held April 27-28, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Columbus. Stay tuned for more details!
Here’s a bit more about Josh:
Joshua M. Birkholz is a principal at Bentz Whaley Flessner, where he oversees consulting in development operations, information systems, prospect development, interactive communications, and analytics. His contributions to the fundraising industry include founding the BWF analytics division, guiding several institutions through billion dollar campaigns, advocating for the integration of data science, and establishing more than 50 in-house analytics programs throughout North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim.
Josh has streamlined fundraising infrastructure, developed performance metrics strategies, and ushered organizational change for leading non-profits in higher education, healthcare, the arts, advocacy, and social service sectors. He is widely regarded as a leading innovator in 21st-century development strategies. And, he is the author of the sought-after book, Fundraising Analytics: Using Data to Guide Strategy.