• 12/09/2016 2:12 PM | Stephanie Brouwer

    The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA)'s patient safety team is seeking to hire a Patient Safety Data Analyst. The patient safety data analyst (PSDA) will provide data analysis and data project coordination for designated initiatives that support member hospitals in reducing Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC) and improving patient safety culture. To read more about the job, click here

  • 11/30/2016 10:58 AM | Stephanie Brouwer

    Butler University is seeking a Director of Prospect Development for Advancement Services who will manage the day-to-day operations of prospect identification, pipeline development, prospect research, and relationship management throughout the prospect development life cycle. Reporting to the Executive Director, Advancement Services, this position collaborates with leadership, front-line development officers, and volunteers on pipeline management, works independently on research and prospect identification projects, and manages a team of two (2) prospect development professionals. To view more about this job click here

  • 11/04/2016 8:50 AM | Stephanie Brouwer

    APRA-IN Members! Did you know that as a member you not only have access to handouts and presentations from past conferences, but also can utilize our extensive resource portal full of helpful links for researchers! Check out the members only section of the website (must be logged in to view) to find presentations and handouts from the August Skills Workshop, as well as the keynote speaker presentation from the November Annual Meeting! Then, head over to the resource portal in the members only section to find links to resources including researching salaries and compensation, property land values, company information and MORE! If you have any additional links to resources that you'd like to share please email Stephanie Brouwer, our webmaster. Not a member? Check out our membership options

  • 11/02/2016 8:31 AM | Stephanie Brouwer

    Greater Twin Cities United Way is seeking a Prospect Research Manager who will work with the Senior Manager of Prospect Development and provide planning, support and execute the development of new and increased donations from individuals, foundations and corporations. To view more about this job click here

  • 09/20/2016 8:55 AM | Stephanie Brouwer

    Each month we will be highlighting a different APRA-IN board member. Read on to learn more about

    Laura, our treasurer! 

    Laura Hinkley

    Laura Hinkley

    Position: Senior Director of Development Research and Advancement Services at Earlham College

    What book are you currently reading? The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields. After a few books in a row that were about war, genocide and generally depressing themes, this was recommended on "Positive Goodreads". It's excellent!

    Favorite vacation spot? Any place with a beach. After finishing the last season of Outlander, Scotland is on my wish list. 

    Hobbies? I've been teaching dance for 25 years. Ballet is my speciality but I have a fondness for tap as well. 

    An unusual/fun fact about you:  I teach high intensity interval fitness classes and Zumba every day over my lunch hour. 

  • 09/08/2016 12:03 PM | Stephanie Brouwer

    The Purdue Research Foundation is looking for an Associate Director of Prospect Management in the University Development Office to administer the Prospect Management program, including overseeing and carrying out the day-to-day operations of this unit and its functions within the Development Research Services Department. This person would supervise support staff and student assistants assigned to the unit for the prospect data entry and tracking processes. For more information, visit the APRA-IN jobs page or view posting in its entirety at http://purdue.edu/devcareers.

  • 08/09/2016 2:42 PM | Stephanie Brouwer

    Each month we will be highlighting a different APRA-IN board member. Read on to learn more about

    Stephanie, our webmaster! 

    Stephanie Brouwer

    Librarian at Harrison College, Indianapolis East

    What book are you currently reading: I am currently reading The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman and the Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace by Gary Chapman 

    Favorite vacation spot: Southern California 

    Hobbies: My hobbies including running, playing tennis, reading, sports, movies, and spending time with my husband and two dogs, Mosby and Lilly.

    An unusual or fun fact about me: I completed my first full marathon in November 2015.

  • 08/01/2016 5:04 PM | Stephanie Brouwer

    Bond T. Lammey is a managing associate at Bentz Whaley Flessner specializing in prospect development. Bond’s experience ranges from higher education to academic medicine, large and small social service agencies, and national and local member/cause organizations. She is accomplished in principal gift prospecting, working with non-natural constituencies, daily wealth screenings, and comprehensive prospect development strategies.

    Prior to joining BWF, Bond led prospect research efforts at the University of Chicago, where she oversaw the central prospect research team and developed integrated strategies with prospect management, analytics, corporate and foundation relations research, and non-central research teams.

    Bond received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and her Master of Management in Nonprofit Administration, both from North Park University in Chicago, Illinois. She is on the board of APRA International and has presented at CASE, SunGard, and APRA conferences.

    Come hear Bond as she gives the keynote address, What’s in it for me: the Career Trajectory of a Prospect Development Professional. She will also be giving the presentation So Much Data! Tips to Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed by Wealth Screening Results at the Advanced Skills Workshop. 

    To register for the APRA-IN Skills Workshop please click here

  • 08/01/2016 4:53 PM | Stephanie Brouwer

    Ralph holds the position of Chief of Research, Development Research Services, in the University Development Office of the Purdue Research Foundation.  His main focus is on major gift prospect identification and research.  Ralph directed the Development Research department at Purdue through its ‎successful Purdue:  Vision 21 campaign (1991-94).  From 1986-91, he directed ‎the Development Research department at the University of Chicago through ‎its successful Campaign for the Arts and Sciences and in the early phase of ‎the University’s Centennial Campaign. Ralph is currently in his fifth term on the ‎board of the Indiana chapter of the Association of Professional Researchers ‎for Advancement (APRA).  His board member duties have included developing ‎sponsor relationships, organizing state conferences, editing the chapter ‎newsletter, and serving as chapter president.  Ralph has spoken at APRA ‎International conferences and at APRA state conferences in Illinois, Michigan, ‎and Indiana.  He has written for APRA Connections, a ‎professional journal.‎ ‎ ‎ 

    Prior to his career in development, Ralph worked as the Business Reference ‎Librarian at the University of Chicago.  He also worked as General Reference ‎Librarian for the University of Chicago and for Indiana University.  Ralph holds a ‎MLS from Indiana University and an AB from Wabash College.  He may ‎occasionally be seen treading the boards with community theatre groups.‎ Come hear Ralph at the APRA-IN Basic Skills Workshop as he discusses Estimating Individual Gift Capacity. 

    To register for the APRA-IN Skills Workshop please click here

  • 08/01/2016 4:49 PM | Stephanie Brouwer

    Emily Davis began as a research associate at the Indiana University Foundation and was promoted to development analyst in 2011. In addition to assisting her science- and health-related clients with research, she has completed research for the IU and IU Foundation presidents as well as on international prospects. She received her undergraduate degrees from Ball State University and her master’s degree from Indiana University Bloomington. In her free time, she enjoys completing freelance editing and formatting work when not watching Thomas the Train with her toddler. Come hear Emily at the APRA-IN Basics Skills Workshop as she discusses Research Basics - How to Research a Person. She will also be presenting at the APRA-IN Advanced Skills Workshop on Using Social Media, where she will discuss you can learn how to mine and utilize social media resources, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, for prospect research profiles. 

    To register for the APRA-IN Skills Workshop please click here

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