Takeaway Room - The Pit Stop

      You can visit The Pit Stop anytime throughout the conference (with the exception of during our opening and lunchtime keynote speaker sessions) and chat with experts on various fundraising topics, along with getting feedback on marketing collateral and your resume, as well as career guidance.

      Here are our some of our confirmed experts:

      - Nina Wilson Jones, Open Door Mission

      - Belinda Munsell, Camp for All

      - Amelia Kleiman, Houston Center for Literacy

      - Angelica Garza, Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation

      - Audra Jesudason, Houston Zoo

      - Sandy Biggers, CFRE, American Cancer Society, Inc.

      - Kirsten C. Schachter, Dini Spheris

      - Marcia Hovious, Hovious Consultants

      - M. Anne Murphy, Dini Spheris

      - Barbara Walker, CFRE, Baylor College of Medicine

      - Carme Williams, The Harris Foundation

      - Debbie Lackey, CFRE, Memorial Hermann Foundation

      You will also have the chance to network with some of our vendors, sponsors and exhibitors:

      - Future Fundraisers Project – A Mentoring Program

      - LP Printing

      - Hilton Houston Post Oak By The Galleria

      - Qtego

      - Planned Giving Council of Houston

      - Rice's Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership

      - Your Part-Time Controller

      - AFP-Greater Houston Chapter Affinity Groups