2020 Carolinas Planned Giving Conference
April 27-29, 2020
Joseph O. Bull, Keynote Speaker
Registration is now open!
Joseph O. Bull is Assistant Vice President of Development at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to this appointment, he served CMU as Executive Director of Gift Planning, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium as Senior Vice President for Community Engagement, and the Worldwide Office of The Nature Conservancy as Senior Philanthropy Officer for Global Priorities and Director of Philanthropy for Strategic Gifts. Joe also provided 16 years of service to his alma mater, The Ohio State University, primarily as Director of Planned Giving. With 34 years of experience in the philanthropic arena, he began his career as Assistant Director of Planned Giving at Duke University and as Director of Gift Planning and Assistant University Counsel at North Carolina State University. He served two nonconsecutive terms on Board of Directors of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (a 10,000-member professional association) and was its Board Chair in 2005. Joe is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the American Council on Gift Annuities. Additionally, he was a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the national monthly newsletter Planned Giving Today for 15 years as well as a member of the Editorial Board of the web-based Planned Giving Design Center. Joe has served as a faculty member for the College of William and Mary’s National Planned Giving Institute, and he is past President of both the Central Ohio and North Carolina Planned Giving Councils. He is admitted to the Ohio and North Carolina bars.