What They Say About Gail’s Speaking & Presentations

Thank you again, Gail for coming to Mexico City to address the Mexican AFP Chapter.  We really appreciated hearing common sense recommendations on fundraising.  You made everybody better.. good  energy… good vibes!  Thank you for Walking your Talk!  ~Hilde

Following a seminar with Gail, I met with a prospect to discuss a scholarship at a local university.  I used many of the tools Gail provided the workshop, and within 30 minutes, our prospect pledged $10,000.  Gail made everything easy and demystified the process.  Kudos Gail!  ~Paul Lerner, Overland Park, KS

I was bowled over by Gail Perry’s enthusiasm, endless anecdotes and effortless capacity to make fundraising concepts both accessible and exciting. I couldn’t wait to get back to the office to tweak my own fundraising program.  ~Joe Daly, Senior PharmAssist, Durham, NC

You are a wonderfully professional, talented, funny, warm, and inviting speaker and you know your stuff!  All of us are fortunate to have had you share the vision with us today.  ~Paige Johnson, President, The Health Adventure

Outstanding presenter; very polished; greatly enjoyed!  ~Phoenix AFP Chapter

YOU ARE AWESOME!!!   What a fantastic presenter and great message!  Your session was great…and packed!!!!  ~Marcy Heim AFP International Conference

Thank you!!!  Your presentation was absolutely inspiring.  We have been struggling terribly with a board that refuses to fundraise. Based on your presentation and what I have read in your book thus far, I am revolutionizing our strategy.   ~Katie

Gail Perry is an excellent speaker with the ability to make subject matter energized….Thank you for the inspiration.   ~Cape Fear AFP

If you ever get the opportunity to see Gail in action, run – don’t walk – to do so. She’s an invaluable resource, a tremendously giving individual on so many levels and clearly committed to leaving our sector stronger than she found it.  ~ Joe Daly, Senior PharmAssist, Durham, NC

Will take home many wonderful and doable ideas.  Thank you!  ~Cape Fear AFP

EXCELLENT! One of the best (and shortest!) professional development webinars I have taken. I liked her mix of stories with suggestions.  ~Philanthropy Journal webinar participant

She was inspiring and really terrific!  ~ Phoenix AFP Chapter

Very concrete, easily implementable suggestions.  ~Phoenix AFP Chapter

The secret to Gail’s success — and what sets her apart from other consultants — is her ability to help each individual participant identify and use their own unique spark of commitment and passion for the organization’s mission.   ~Dawn Price, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Rio Grande Valley

Gail, your engaging personality (business and fun) and ability to keep on track is probably a reason why you are successful.  You keep it light, upbeat and fun so that board members can really grab onto the material and run with it.   ~Linda Toyota, Chief Development Officer    YWCA Houston, TX

Gail’s encouraging style and infectious enthusiasm help even the most timid volunteer find a voice for fundraising.   ~Dawn Price, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Rio Grande Valley
Best session of the seminar!   ~Attendee from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Leadership Conference, October 2008

I want to let you know that I learned more in your one day workshop than I have over the past two years when it comes to the hands on tools needed to be successful at fundraising.  Thanks so much!  I now have the tools and confidence I needed to take our Foundation to the next level!  ~ Monnie Lunsford

Because her approach is geared to each individual’s point of view, Gail’s presentations and advice relate equally well to new fundraisers and seasoned veterans.  I’ve been a fundraiser for more than 20 years and I found myself as energized and renewed as my first-time board members.   ~Dawn Price, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Rio Grande Valley

“Fabulous, fun, engaging presentation from someone who obviously knows about and believes in what she does.”   ~Marilyn H. Phillips, Montgomery County Partnership for Children

Gail Perry is awesome.  ~Attendee from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Leadership Conference, October 2008

Great facilitator – Excellent interaction!  I will implement some of these ideas.   ~Attendee from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Leadership Conference, October 2008

Well done! Informative and motivational!   ~Attendee from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Leadership Conference, October 2008

The best session!    ~Attendee from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Leadership Conference, October 2008

Great facilitator and very applicable ideas.   ~Attendee from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Leadership Conference, October 2008

Thank you again for your wonderful and inspiring presentation.  Your presentation was THE BEST!  ~Robert T. Skelton, CFRE, Rowan Regional Medical Center Foundation

Thanks Gail, I loved the sessions and I loved your energy!   ~Teresa McClain, Community LINC Philanthropy Midwest conference

Great session!  Very helpful! ~Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Leadership conference October 08

I found your enthusiasm contagious and your information truly helpful.  ~Janice Mineer, RHM Missoula Montana

Fabulous, fun, engaging presentation from someone who obviously knows about and believes in what she does.  ~Marilyn H. Phillips, Montgomery County Partnership for Children

Gail reaches me, reminds me of my own passion and reminds me to connect board members with their own reasons for caring.    ~Kathy Schaller, MANNA Food Bank, Ashevile, NC

Until hearing Gail, I was ready for early retirement – now I am fired up!  Bought your book [because] I am hooked!  Thanks a bunch!  Mahalo, mahalo, mahalo!   ~National Philanthropy Day Attendee, Hawaii

One of the best trainings I have attended in 3 yrs. ~Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Leadership Conference, October 08

Thank you for the “boost”.  I returned from the conference with a great deal of energy and put into practice many of the techniques you encouraged. You have helped me lay a foundation for starting a focused and donor-friendly development plan.   ~Marie Shook, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Council on Aging

I found your sessions at our conference very helpful.  Your suggestion to ask for advice rather than help was golden.  I have utilized this technique with board members, donors and community members who need to be involved for our organization to be successful.  It has worked wonders.  ~Kelly Brandon, The Health Adventure, Asheville NC

I never realized what a fabulous conversation starter a nametag could be.  My board members ask where the nametags are when I don’t bring them to board meetings.  To some degree, they laugh at them – but I know they use them.  I’ve caught them craning to read new members names!   ~Kelly Brandon, The Health Adventure, Asheville NC

Thank you for speaking to our group yesterday.  Many people told me that it was just what they needed and could have spent many hours, even days hearing what you have to say about working with volunteers.  Thanks so much!   ~Kelly Brandon, The Health Adventure, Asheville NC

You were great!! I came away from that meeting with such enthusiasm and hope to get our board more involved and educated on our organization.  Thank you so much!!!  ~Alicia Howell, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills

Thank you for the wonderful information and for the caring and enthusiastic way in which you shared your knowledge.  It was nice to be trained by someone with such a genuine passion for their subject.  ~Andrea Farage, Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida

Your energetic style and dynamic personality really came through, and we all understand why you are so successful at what you do!    ~Dr. Jessica Katz Jameson, NC State University, Raleigh NC

Thank you Gail – my board members and I are still talking about your great workshop!  ~Mary Alsentzer, Executive Director, Pamlico-Tar River Foundation

Thank you so much for the wonderful workshop you presented at our statewide conference.  It was the best workshop I attended at the conference.  You provided me with a new perspective on fundraising.   ~Andi Korte, Communities In Schools of Moore County

I enjoyed the energy that you brought to what I thought would be a boring topic.  Thanks for your knowledge, your enthusiasm, your help with our Board Development event!  I truly appreciate your talent that you shared with us.   ~Glenn Hargett