Spring 2015 Not-for-Profit Summit Recap
June 2, 2015 - By: SC&H Group
SC&H Group and SunTrust hosted their semi-annual Not-for-Profit Summit outside of Baltimore, MD. This event brought together industry leaders to discuss the current issues facing not-for-profit organizations – and revealed best practices that can help address these various economic, organizational, and strategic challenges.
Session recordings and speaker presentations from this event are included below.
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Presented by Fred Walls, SunTrust
In the keynote address, Fred discussed:
- The overall state of the economy
- Why current market conditions are both unique and challenging
- What conditions could mean for growth, interest rates, and the investing markets over the coming year
Listen to Fred’s presentation below.
Corporate Sponsorships: Creating Mutually Beneficial Partnerships
Presented by Shiree Skinner, Principal Consultant, Details Strategic Advisors
In this session, Shiree provided insights on:
- Different types of sponsorships
- Trends in corporate philanthropy that may affect partnerships
- How nonprofits can provide benefits that companies will value
Listen to Shiree’s presentation below.
Protecting Tomorrow: Cyber Security for Not-for-Profit Organizations
Presented by Scott Lawler, Chairman/CEO, LP3
In this session, Scott discussed hot topics specific to nonprofits, such as:
- Maintaining your non-profit funding and public reputation while facing cyber attacks
- Managing cyber security business risks
- Implementing cyber security protection
Listen to Scott’s presentation below.
Breakout Session #1: Sound Governance Practices
Presented by Joe Freiburger, SC&H Group
In this session, Joe discussed:
- Roles and responsibilities of the Board
- Standard governance documents
- Operating structure
Listen to Joe’s presentation below.
Breakout Session #2: Financial Strategies in a Rising Rate Environment
Presented by Steve Wagman, SunTrust Bank
In this session, Steve reviewed:
- The current rate environment
- Hedging tools in the toolkit
- A case study that discusses application of these tools
Breakout Session #3: Changes in the Payment Landscape
Presented by Chris Arrington, Technical Product Consultant, SunTrust Bank
In this session, Chris reviewed:
- Changes in the payment landscape as individuals and organizations migrate from checks to electronic payments
- Best practices and services to help your organization’s receipts process
Listen to Chris’ presentation below.
Breakout Session #4: Accounting and Tax Update
Presented by Paul Shifrin and Lori Burghauser, SC&H Group
In this session, Paul and Lori discussed:
- Current changes to revenue recognition
- Proposed changes to the Not-for-Profit model for financial statement presentation
- The latest tax pronouncements impacting non-profit organizations
Listen to Paul and Lori’s presentation below.
Not-for-Profit Strategic Planning
Presented by Ann Quinn, Quinn Strategy Group
In this session, Ann reviewed how to:
• Develop a comprehensive strategic plan
• Understand the steps for successful execution of a plan
• Set metrics that instill organizational accountability
Listen to Ann’s presentation below.