Jack Miller, CFRE
Development/Planned Giving Consultant
Let Jack Miller add his nearly 40 years of development experience to your major gift fund-raising efforts. His planned giving program at United Way of Allegheny County received United Way of America’s Lasting Legacy Award, symbolic of the best planned giving program in the country. His planned giving program at the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation not only raised millions of dollars, but helped to preserve numerous historic western Pennsylvania buildings and farms.
Jack’s informative presentations are filled with useful ideas and helpful information. His ability to translate a technical topic into easy to understand development strategies has made him a popular speaker with development officers, allied professionals and donors alike. As a result, Jack has been the keynote speaker at many annual Association of Fundraising Professionals events and he was the keynote speaker at United Way of America’s National Planned Giving Roundtables in New Orleans and Atlanta, respectively.
At a National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference, he presented new strategies for using planned gifts to save historic properties. He has also spoken on the importance of donor advocacy at a Family Wealth Counselor annual meeting and presented at two International Association of Financial Planners’ symposiums on Estate Planning Opportunities in Light of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 and The Leveraged Value of Charitable Lead Trusts. He is also a regular presenter at regional planned giving meetings and conferences.
As a workshop presenter, Jack has trained many development professionals and volunteers. His extensive experience enables him to quickly determine the risks and opportunities uncovered in development audits.