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How to Make a Million | Millionaire Leaders Panel Discussion
Wednesday, August 05, 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
Category: Fund Development



August 5:  Millionaire Leaders Panel Discussion
Location:  ZOOM or Facebook Live

Register for the opportunity to participate in the panel discussion by asking questions or join us on Facebook Live. 

Join this engaging panel discussion for extracting stories, words of wisdom and triumphs from leaders who operate multi-million dollar nonprofit organizations.  This is a one-time, exclusive opportunity to learn from a diverse group of leaders at one time.  Facilitated by a talented and humorous leader, Tim Center, CEO of Capital Area Community Action Agency, will address tough questions that will incite strategic thinking and conversation.  

Eric Mann- President and CEO, YMCA of Florida's First Coast
Katie Willoughby-Easterlin, Canon for Administration, Episcopal Diocese of Georgia
Nigel Allen- President and Chief Advancement Officer, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Foundation 
Leslie Powell-Boudreaux - Executive Director, Legal Services of North Florida

Tim Center- Chief Executive Officer, Capital Area Community Action Agency

More About Tim Center, Capital Area Community Action Agency 

"I am an advocate for better communities with a personal mission to help others succeed. As the Chief Executive Officer of the Capital Area Community Action Agency - a $7 million non-profit operation working to help those in poverty become independent - we have an opportunity to promote prosperity among those who have the least. 




Eric Mann- President and CEO, YMCA

More about Eric Mann, YMCA

Since July 2011, Eric Mann has served as President and CEO of the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast in Jacksonville, FL.  Prior to his arrival in Jacksonville, Eric served in numerous leadership roles ranging from a branch director to COO with the YMCA.  He was the President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh (2003-2011), Senior Vice President and COO of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte (2000-2003), Vice President of Operations/Special Services of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte (1998-2000) and Associate Vice President for the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati (1994-1998).  Eric obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation with a minor in Psychology from Mars Hill University, Mars Hill, NC.

In addition to leading the $38 million nonprofit that includes 18 branch locations, a charter school and youth camp, Eric is a board member of several organizations including Baptist Medical Center,  Brooks Rehabilitation, Brooks Hospital, Jacksonville Civic Council, JAX Chamber (Trustee), Fifth Third Bank (Jacksonville), InvestJAX, THE PLAYERS Council, South African YMCA Coalition and member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.  Eric is married to Branita Thompson-Mann and they have one daughter, Erica, who is a graduate of Hofstra University.

Katie (Willoughby) Easterlin- Canon of Administration, Episcopal Diocese of Georgia

More about Katie (Willoughby) Easterlin, Episcopal Diocese of Georgia

Katie Easterlin is a CFO/COO with 10+ years of non-profit finance, strategic planning, evaluation, workforce planning, leadership development, and organization management expertise. She currently works for the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia, a $3 million dollar operation that serves 70 congregations across the state. She has proficiency managing multi-million-dollar budgets and creating development campaigns with targets of $1M or more.  Prior to the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia, Katie was a Senior Consultant with Deloitte Consulting LLP for its federal practice in Washington, DC helping diverse federal agencies tackle large strategic and human capital challenges. She is a graduate of George Washington University with a Master of Public Administration and the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s or Arts in Anthropology and Spanish. She lives in Savannah, GA with her husband, Travis and dog, Jameson.

 Nigel Allen- President and Chief Advancement Officer, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Foundation  

More About Nigel Allen, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Foundation  

Nigel Allen is the President and Chief Advancement Officer of the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) Foundation and has served in that capacity since October 2018. He is responsible for leading the $18 million dollar operation in a variety of branding and fundraising activities to support the overall mission of TMH. He and his colleagues work directly with donors to increase the impact of their charitable giving and philanthropic goals and help make our community one of the healthiest in the nation.

 Prior to that he served as the President of the Big Bend Hospice Foundation between 2012 and 2018.

He also serves as a board member of the Second Harvest and is a former board member of the Tallahassee Symphony and Big Bend Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.  Nigel is married to Anna Bertolucci and has two daughters, three stepsons and three grandchildren.

Leslie Powell-Boudreaux - Executive Director, Legal Services of Florida

 More about Leslie Powell-Boudreaux - Executive Director, Legal Services of North Florida

Leslie's career with legal services began with Legal Services of Greater Miami, where she served as a Senior Attorney and Director of the HIV/AIDS Advocacy Project. Now with Legal Services of North Florida, a $6 million dollar operation, she managed the Pensacola office for 11 years before transitioning to Executive Director. She has worked in both rural and urban offices, and handled casework ranging from government benefits to foreclosure to oil spill claims to representation of children in dependency, and many more. Leslie received her undergraduate degree from N.C. State University, and her law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. Leslie is a graduate of the 2015 Class of Leadership Pensacola and an affiliate member of Leadership Tallahassee.

Register for the opportunity to participate in the panel discussion by asking questions or join us on Facebook Live

August 6:  How to Make a Million Game Show with host Greg Tish, Real Talk 97.3  All participants for the How to Make a Million series are invited to play in the interactive game show.  They will be asked an array of questions based on the information that they learned over the 6-part series.  Winners in each round will proceed to the end, in which one winner will receive the grand prize valued over $1,000.  Cheer on your favorite participant as we air the game show on Facebook Live. 





More About Greg Tish, Real Talk 97.3 

Host of Real Mornings on WVFT Real Talk 93.3
Founder/Owner-GT Entertainment ("retired" from GT Entertainment in 2016)
Ten time winner of the TallyAward and Best of Tallahassee Award winner for Best DJ/Company.
2017 and 2018 Best of Tallahassee for favorite TV/Radio personality
2019 Best of Tallahassee for favorite Radio personality.
Co-founder of several local charitable groups



All classes from the "How to Make a Million Series" will be available for purchase on-demand video on Monday, August 10th, once the series is concluded.  

June 24:  Building | Plans with instructor, Alyce Lee Stansbury, CFRE, Stansbury Consulting. This part of the series was all about the plan of building your organization to a $1,000,000 budget.

July 1:  Build | Tools with instructor, Carol Bryant-Martin, Development Director, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department. In the second part of the series, participants understood how to use certain tools to build their organization.

July 10:  Growing | Raising Big Money with instructor, John Armstrong, National Director of Development, Boys and Girls Club. This course is all in the title. Participants learned how to grow by raising money.                                                                                                                  

July 15:  Growing | The Art of Story Telling with instructor, Christine Souders, former News Anchor-Reporter, current Livestream Host/Moderator, and Media ConsultantIn this fourth installment, participants learned how elements of storytelling could help organizations grow. 

July 22:  Maximizing | Earning Big Money - In this first course of the Maximize section, participants will learn how to look outside the box to earn big money. 
instructor: Bruce Manciagli

July 29:  Maximizing | Wills, Endowments, and Trusts - In the last course of the series, all the information given will be wrapped up, and participants will be taught how Wills, Endowments, and Trusts can benefit organizations. 
Instructor: G.C. Murray, ICE Foundation - President and Founder


Contact: Rebekah Hair-Stewart - [email protected]