Pamela Say, BA, MBA, CFRE
President, Seed Planters
Pamela is a sought-after, nationally-published author, speaker, higher education administrator, small business owner, and certified fundraising executive. She is the VP for Institutional Advancement at D'Youville - a nationally-ranked university headquartered in Buffalo, NY offering in-seat and online education throughout the world. Her award winning work in fundraising, marketing, and leading high performance teams commands international attention. Say has raised millions of dollars for non-profit missions, inspired staff to smash through marketing metrics, and coached best-in-class teams. Say is a phenomenal choice for conference keynotes. Her signature speech, “A Metamorphoses: Emerging into Executive Leadership” was called “the best keynote we ever had by one conference director.
Say was featured recently in Advancing Philanthropy Magazine (a global publication of the Association of Fundraising Professionals) in a column on discovering your personal best leadership. In an interview with the Chronicle of Philanthropy, she contributed to a special insert entitled Fixing the College Fundraising Crunch, and her book Five Strategies to Increase Annual Fund Revenue was highlighted in the national Wiley Journal Fundraising Success.