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Talent management: how top schools attract, develop, engage, and retain top performers

October Monthly Education Luncheon

Friday, October 13
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Multnomah Athletic Club 
1849 SW Salmon Street | Portland 

Talent management means managing the ability, competency and power of employees within an organization.   Higher Education, now more than ever, needs to ensure the right person is serving in the right position. High turnover rates and poor fit within fundraising positions is expensive and draws resources away from the core mission.  Demonstrating stability in talent provides confidence to both internal and external stakeholders.  This presentation will present lessons learned and offer effective strategies for implementing the best talent management practice in your organization.  The session will hold special interest for education and higher education leaders as well as any organization interested in improving the quality and retention of their fundraising staff.


Chelsey Megli is the Director of Talent Management for University of Oregon Advancement, where she leads recruitment, learning development and organizational effectiveness programs. Previously, she founded and led the TalentED Practice at Bentz Whaley Flessner, providing high level talent assessment, strategic planning, and professional development resources to many high profile clients. Ms. Megli  speaks regularly at educational conferences, recently serving as a keynote speaker and faculty member for the CASE Strategic Talent Management conference. Her writing, work, and research have been featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, CASE Currents, and AHP Journal and are shared regularly on her blog:

$35 for AFP Members / $25 for AFP Young Professional Members / $50 for Nonmembers and Guests 


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