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Witt/Kieffer Supports Sports & Entertainment Philanthropy Summit

Monday, May 06, 2013

Oak Brook, IL – May 6, 2013 – Leading executive search firm Witt/Kieffer announced today that it is among the list of sponsors of The Giving Back Fund’s Fifth Annual Sports and Entertainment Philanthropy Summit. The Summit is taking place today and tomorrow, May 6-7, 2013 in New York City.

Each year, The Giving Back Fund convenes the Sports and Entertainment Philanthropy Summit attended by 100 leaders in the sports and entertainment philanthropy community. Executive Directors, Development Directors, representatives from the sports leagues, entertainment agencies, and family members and friends of philanthropic celebrities gather for two days to learn from and interact with their peers and top experts from all areas of philanthropy. Topics include fundraising, social media, board development, special events, law and governance, sponsorship, cause-marketing and many other relevant topics. Speakers are asked to address how attendees may leverage celebrity effectively in the topic areas.

The 2012 Summit was a great success, based on the surveys given to attendees. 100% of the respondents would attend another summit, and 100% would also recommend the summit to friends and colleagues in the industry.

About Witt/Kieffer
Witt/Kieffer is among the nation’s leading executive search firms and the only national firm that specializes in healthcare, life sciences, higher education, sports, and not-for-profit organizations.  Clients include hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, medical schools and physician groups; biotech, pharmaceutical, diagnostics and medical device companies; colleges and universities, sports foundations, and not-for-profit community service and cultural organizations.  The firm conducts search assignments for presidents, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CIOs, physician executives, medical school deans, clinical chairs, athletic directors, and other senior executives.  Founded in 1969, the firm’s mission is to provide outstanding leadership solutions for organizations that improve the quality of life. Visit for more information.


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