Keynote and Motivational Speakers

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Dr. Douglas M. Lawson
Dr. Douglas M. Lawson is the founding Chairman of Lawson Associates, Inc., a fundraising and management consultant firm which has served more than one thousand clients throughout the world.  Lawson Associates has assisted clients in raising more than $2 billion. 
Dr. Lawson holds three academic degrees: a B.A. from Randolph Macon College, a B.D. from Drew University, and a Ph.D. from Duke University.  He is a member of three honorary fraternities:  Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa and Pi Gamma Mu.  He is also an award winning author, having published More Give to Live; Volunteering; and Faith in the Future. 
Dr. Lawson is a frequent speaker and lecturer throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada.  He has been a presenter at a number of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Annual International Fundraising Conferences and has spoken at many local AFP chapters throughout the US and Canada.  Other engagements have included: the Education Partnership’s Planned Giving Council in San Antonio; the First Presbyterian Church on Hilton Head Island, SC - Fundraising Leadership Workshop - ; Big Twelve Development Officers Annual meeting, Dallas – Visual and Auditory Clues of Wealth Prospects - ; Jones Distinguished  Lecture Series – Philanthropy in the 21st Century - ; Planned Giving Seminar, Alto, NM – The Joy of Giving -; and most recently in New Jersey for  theOverlook Hospital Foundation; and in Hartford, Connecticut for the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, Jewish Community of Greater Hartford, and Main Street Community Foundation.

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