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What every Foundation Board Member Should Know - The Balance Between Governance and Fundraising

  • Speaker Bio
    Speaker Bio

    Randall Hallett is the CEO and Founder of Hallett Philanthropy. He has spent his entire career in and around non profits. Randall finds a great vocational passion in helping organizations seek funding to meet their mission.  He believes, by both personal and professional experience, that “giving” is good for one’s emotional and  physical health.

    Prior, Randall served as the President and a Principal Consultant of a large consulting firm. He has worked with systems, hospitals, and medical centers in 39 states and 3 foreign countries. His clients include  Intermountain Health System, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) System, Dignity Health System, AdventHealth  System, Indiana University Health System, Banner Health System, University of California Irvine, Baylor  University Medical Center, University of Missouri, University of Miami, Marshfield Clinic Health, Manitoba  Children’s Hospital (Canada), Genesis Health, and St. Vincent’s Current (Australia). He oversaw all of the  client program aspects on behalf of the 30+ person firm. His last 4 years were the firms most profitable.

    Prior, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center as the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and MedCenter  Sr. Executive, Randall was responsible for all aspects of fundraising including the introduction of a major gift  solicitations program through physician engagement, a concierge program, and a planned giving effort, all of which led to a 600% increase during his tenure. He and his team supported the $370 million dollar 18-month  fundraising effort for the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. Prior to the MedCenter, Randall spent 15  years in various non-profits, all in the chief development officer role.

    Randall has a bachelor’s degree in business/finance, an MBA, a law degree where his personal emphasis was in  taxation issues of estates/trusts, and an educational doctorate in leadership.