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Keynote Speaker

Elevating High Performance Teams
May 21, 2019 | Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

Grace Keohohou Hao headshotPlease join us in thanking Montecito Bank & Trust for returning as the Presenting Sponsor this year and welcoming Grace Keohohou Hao, President and Co-Founder of the Coach Excellence School.

Keynote Speaker
Grace Keohohou Hao

Grace Keohohou Hao co-founded the Coach Excellence School in 2007. After being exposed to entrepreneurship her entire life, Grace is now grateful to be reaching leaders in more than 30 countries through her speaking, writing and educational programs. Grace is a co-author of several Best Selling Books including, Build it Big, More Build it Big and Mom Entrepreneur Extraordinaire.

She is a Certified Coach with the Coach Excellence School and Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC) Certified Business Coach (CBC). She recently received the honor of being named the National Advocate of the Year for Working Mothers. Grace loves being a devoted wife, mother of 7 amazing children and enjoys serving profitable corporations, educators, leading executives, and non-profit organizations.

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AFP Symposium on Fundraising presented by Montecito Bank & Trust is designed for individuals and teams to support career development, learn new skills, and network with peers and colleagues.

Consider the day an opportunity to participate as a team including staff, board members and volunteers!

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7:30 am Early Check-in for Pre-Symposium Sessions
8:00 - 8:50 am Pre-Symposium Breakouts
8:30 am Regular Check-in
9:00 am - 3:30 pm Symposium

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities? For more information or inquiries regarding sponsorship opportunities, contact Catherine Kort, Director of Fund Development and Marketing, Interface Children & Family Services at | (805) 206-8663 or Amy Towner, CEO, Health Care Foundation for Ventura County at | (805) 794-7651.

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Last year's Symposium was a sold out event! Don't miss your opportunity to participate in our chapter's signature professional development conference. Click the button below to register today!

Eventbrite - 2019 AFP Symposium on Fundraising Presented by Montecito Bank & Trust

Early Bird (ends April 16, 2019)

$100 AFP Member | $125 Nonmember

Regular Prices (after April 16, 2019)
$125 AFP Member | $150 Nonmember

Register with a group of (3) three or more and receive $50 off your group's total registration.

Contact Carmela Carreño, Chapter Administrator, for more information at

Registration closes May 14, 2019

Thank You, Sponsors!

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