Jerry Panas

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“I was so engaged every second of your presentation. I left there not only wanting a million dollars, but FEELING like a million bucks! I learned more from you in two hours than I have ever known in donor development. I loved your passion and hope that I will continue down a similar path."

- Stacey Weathers
Executive Director
NJ Chapter, LLS


“I had the opportunity of seeing you speak a year ago and thought you were one of the best speakers and teachers I’ve ever heard.”

- Jennifer Thiemes Kehres
International & Government Account Manager
Amigo Mobility International


JEROLD PANAS is Chief Executive Officer of one of the nation's premier and largest firms in the field of campaign services and financial resource development.

He is a frequent speaker on fundraising at conferences and workshops. He is considered a "giftsmith" and the doyen of major gift fundraising. He combines his forty-plus years of experience with his special talent and understanding of the fundraising field to deliver speeches that captivate, inspire, and motivate!

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To schedule a presentation, contact Cathy at Jerold Panas, Linzy and Partners, 800-234-7777 or email her: Cathy Pizana

Jerry's most popular topics:

Aim High
The Art of Asking

Be The Best You Can Be
What Makes a Great Fundraiser

The Future Isn't What It Used To Be
What's Happening in Philanthropy

The Magic Partnership
Making the Nonprofit Profitable

Shaking The Money Tree
What Motivates The Large Gift

What I've Learned in 40 Years of Fundraising
Fundraising Lure and Verities

"We were fortunate to have National AFP President, Paulette Maehara, address the club this summer to a sell-out audience. This record attendance was surpassed in September when the committee presented "A Day with Jerry Panas." AFP members came form Gainesville, Polk City, Tavares and Michigan for the largest chapter meeting in our twenty-five year history."
- AFP Central Florida

"Your participation made the event our most successful ever! Feedback has been off-the-charts positive. Thank you so much!"

- Kathy Chennault

"Your sessions on fundraising were truly fantastic. Those who attended are asking for recordings and that we please have you back at our next conference. We distributed an Exit Survey to our guests asking for their comments and it is clear by their response that you were great!"

- Zvi Bloom, Executive Director
The National Society for Hebrew Day Schools