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March Lunch Forum

March 15, 2017


15           Lunch Forum: Mining for Gems and Crystallizing their Worth, with Michael Geis, CFRE, FCEP, FAHP
                11:30am – 1:00pm, Kauffman Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Rd., KCMO
                $15 for AFP members, $25 nonmembers. Lunch provided.
                New Member Orientation to follow.

Make every minute matter in the high stakes chase to close significant gifts. Michael Geis will show you how to make the most of your time with individuals that present the greatest possibility for significant giving. 


Once you’re with your best prospects, it’s critical that conversations progress in ways that ignite interest and compel them to partner with you.


This two-part presentation will reveal a time-tested process for distilling your “diamonds in the rough.” Learn proven cues and strategies you can customize for your organization to create record breaking results.

Michael Geis’ interactive presentation draws upon his “Further Faster” philosophy and embodies his proven process for maximizing results.

Register today to find out how you can start having more meaningful and effective conversations with your major donor prospects. 


Michael is Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for Thompson & Associates and President of The Geis Group, a capacity building company based in Omaha, Nebraska.

Previously, he served as Executive Director, Office of Development at Nebraska Medical Center following his tenure as President of the Omaha Children’s Hospital Foundation. 

Geis is a member of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy where he has the distinction of Fellow, an achievement limited to approximately 100 professionals internationally.  He is also a Fellow with the Charitable Estate Planning Institute and a Certified Fund Raising Expert. 


Geis is a member of the Charitable Gift Planners of Nebraska and Omaha Estate Planning Council.  In 2010, he was selected by his peers as a recipient of J. Robert Sandberg Award, an award given in recognition of notable and distinctive service to the planned giving profession.