2014 CEO Academy
February 2-6, 2014
Every year CEOs from across the country look forward to the CEO Academy - the only place, CEOs have commented, that provides an honest, open and safe environment for candid discussions, tangible ideas, camaraderie and ongoing reliable support- all in the context of faith and mission.
As in years past, the 2013 program featured a New CEO Forum designed to cover topics especially relevant to new CEOs, with learning and sharing with seasoned CEOs.
Presentations from the 2013 New CEO day:
Unique Role of CEO
Charlie Harris, LSA Peer Consultant and Former President and CEO, Lutheran Retirement Ministries of Alamance County, North Carolina
Working with Boards
Building Organization Culture
Dr. Luanne Fisher, President and CEO, Liberty Lutheran Services
The CEO's First Year
Mark Stutrud, President and CEO, Lutheran Social Services of Michigan
Pay or Play
Robert Rundle, President and CEO, Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania
The full 2013 CEO Academy featured speakers on a wide range of topics from social enterprise to fundraising. 2013 lineup:
Forces for Good
Leslie Crutchfield is an internationally-renowned author, speaker and leading authority on scaling social innovation and high-impact philanthropy. Leslie will also be speaking at the 2013 Annual Conference.
Faith Foundations of Fundraising
Dr. John Bauer, President and CEO, Bethesda Lutheran Communities
CEO's Role in Fundraising
Richard L. Gerig, M.Ed., Principal, a consultant with Advancement Associates
Development Officer (handout)
The Five Canons of Building a Strong Major Gift Program
John Biggins, President and Leslie Mollsen, Chief Executive Officer and an owner of American City Bureau, Inc.
Surfing the New Normal for Nonprofits
10 Powerful Trends Shaping Your Marketplace Today
Tom Schramski, Ph.D., Principal of Tom Schramski, Inc, and Vice-President, American Healthcare Capital, Inc.
Please note that New CEOs or executives of organizations new to the LSA system are eligible for a scholarship covering registration and lodging through the Norman C. Berg Fund.
The 2013 CEO Academy was made possible through generous gifts from the Norman C. Berg Fund (administered by the Lutheran Retirement Ministries of Alamance County), Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Inc., Lutheran Social Services of Michigan, Portico Benefit Services and the ELCA Mission Investment Fund. Lutheran Services in America and its members offer their sincere thanks for this support!