After 2 1/2 years, it was so energizing to be back in New York City at our 2022 Washburn & McGoldrick, LLC client conference.

Gathering at Syracuse University’s Joseph I. Lubin House in New York City, 70 advancement leaders from 27 independent schools, colleges and universities convened to network and learn. Sending out huge thanks to all our speakers, including Carol Quillen, President of Davidson CollegeAndy McGadney, President of Knox CollegeAisha Francis, Ph.D., President of Benjamin Franklin Cummings InstituteKristy Kerin, Head of School at Brewster AcademyRyan Catherwood, Vice President of our partner firm CMACAdam Compton, Executive Director of Annual Giving and Deputy Campaign Manager at North Carolina State University and Lisa Rudgers, Partner and Co-Founder, Peterson Rudgers Group. Karin GeorgeChris MarshallCarla Willis and Bonnie Devlin were privileged to facilitate sessions with these brilliant and inspiring leaders. And the whole Washburn & McGoldrick team was glad to see clients in person vs. the Zoom screen!

We are delighted to share with you highlights from the conference speakers, starting with a repost of Lisa Rudger’s blog The Vision Thing” (or How to Be a Purpose Whisperer).