Conference Speaker

Bleu Blakslee

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Development professional with over 34 years of experience in senior-level positions with international and national nonprofits. Experience in healthcare, education, human services, medical, and athletic sectors. Strong skills in all aspects of fundraising with a focus on Major Gifts, Planned Giving, complex gifts, foundation and corporate gifts. Approximately 60% of my career was spent overseeing fundraising in a region of seven to 13 states. Managed teams focused on a variety of Advancement/Development functions.

Specialties: Major Gifts, Planned Gifts, Complex Gifts, Non-cash Asset Gifting, Capital Campaigns, Special Events, Direct Mail, Meeting Planning, Conference Planning, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Corporate and Foundation Giving, Grant writing and solicitation, Volunteer management, general Major Gifts and Planned Giving management, and Strategic Planning.