January 29, 2019 – SCPGC Winter Session featuring Eddie Thompson

January 29, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Columbia Art Museum
1515 Main Street Columbia
Jade Fountain

SCPGC Winter Session featuring Eddie Thompson, FCEP

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dr. Eddie Thompson founded Thompson & Associates and provides consulting services to nonprofit organizations, foundations, and charities assisting them in developing their planned giving policies.

Dr. Thompson obtained his Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University and began his career at David Lipscomb University where he served as Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Assistant to the President, and Director of Planned Giving.

His career advanced to The EAR Foundation, a national nonprofit, where he served as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Thompson has garnered many honors during his distinguished career including being recognized by the National Society of Fund Raising Executives as a Certified Fund Raising Executive from 1986 to 1996. He speaks to organizations from coast to coast on fundraising.

He was selected by Freed Hardeman University as its 2000 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of four nonprofits: Institute of Board Certifications, The Barnabas Foundation, African Christian School, and The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville. He is also a member of the Middle Tennessee Planned Giving Council.


8:30 am – Registration

9 am – 12 pm – Planned Giving 101: What Makes Planned Giving so Attractive to Donors Today

12 – 1 pm – Lunch

1 – 3 pm – Advanced Session: What the Best Planned Gift Officers Know

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