Apra Greater Houston

Canceled: Creating a Culture of Analytics - Monthly Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

  • 24 Mar 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Carriage House at Clayton Library, 5300 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004


  • Free

Creating a culture of analytics that improves prospect identification and increases portfolio performance

Creating a culture of analytics is a challenge for many institutions and organizations today.  Good data married with change management is the key to unlocking better performance by your gift officers and overall advancement of your mission.

In this presentation, Doug Cogswell, President of Advizor Solutions and EVP of the Pursuant Group, will teach you how to use data in order to drive performance. You’ll walk away with tools for:

  • Finding and segmenting the right prospects that will advance your efforts
  • How many prospects to assign to gift officers
  • Moving from simple metrics to key performance drivers and indicators that will bring better ROI to your advancement efforts.

Doug Cogswell, EVP of The Pursuant Group, and President of Advizor Solutions, a Pursuant Group Company

Doug is the founder and current President of Advizor Solutions, a Business Intelligence software company that is all about enabling people to better understand and analyze their data.  Under Doug’s leadership, Advizor has been delivering data discovery solutions in a variety of industries for over 12 years.  By combining Advizor’s cutting-edge software with a services team of data and analytics experts, we are giving people quick, easy access to their data in a visual interactive format that is transforming the way they make decisions and increasing overall performance. 

With a degree in physics and engineering from Dartmouth, an MBA from Harvard, strategy consulting experience with both Bain and Booze Allen, and over 15 years in the BI sector, Doug has extensive data analytics and client strategy expertise.  He is a thought leader in the world of data discovery and analysis. 

Doug has participated on the Boards of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, the Information Technology Association of Illinois, and is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences.  He is also heavily involved in his church.  And when he’s not working, he enjoys hockey, skiing, running, backpacking, and pretty much anything outdoors.  

Seating is limited, for more information and/or questions please contact aprahouston[at]gmail.com.

We encourage you to JOIN or RENEW your membership today to attend future lunch and learns without charge.

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