Winkler Group Principals Named CASE Speakers

“We are honored to be named speakers as part of the faculty,” expressed Jim Bush, president and principal of the Winkler Group. “CASE sets the standard for excellence in our field; sharing our insights with CASE members—and joining other highly skilled professionals as faculty—is both personally and professionally rewarding.”

Joining Bush and Browning are advancement professionals from Virginia Commonwealth University, Wittenberg University, and the University of Buffalo. Bush and Browning bring a combined 55 years of experience as fundraising professionals specializing in capital campaigns undertaken by academic institutions. Bush holds a B.A. from Elon College; Browning holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. and M.A. from the College of William and Mary. 

If You're Interested in Attending

The workshop leads university presidents, trustees, and advancement professionals in the process of designing and implementing fundraising campaigns that raise between $30 million and $3 billion for higher education institutions. Sessions led by Bush and Browning, including Campaigns: Pivoting for the Future and Expecting the Unexpected will delve into the latest campaign trends and strategic tactics.

CASE is a global nonprofit association of 90,000 educational advancement professionals who work in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing, and advancement services, and who share the common goal of championing education to transform lives and society. View Jim Bush’s speaker profile here and Jessica Browning’s speaker profile here

About the Winkler Group

Celebrating its 18th year, the Winkler Group is a national consulting firm headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, with offices in Florida, Georgia, New York, and North Carolina. The firm specializes in custom-crafted capital campaigns and campaign studies and partners with clients to surpass their fundraising goals.

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