Executive Chat with Deanna Tillisch, President & CEO, United Performing Arts Fund, Inc.
Deanna L. Tillisch is President & CEO of the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF), the largest nonprofit of its type in the country. Prior to that, Tillisch spent almost two decades at Northwestern Mutual, holding leadership positions in communications, public relations, and the Foundation. So what drove someone who spent most of their career in the Life Insurance industry to become the leader and voice of a nonprofit dedicated to the Arts?
At this executive chat, learn about her transition to a new role and industry with UPAF, why they’re passionate about raising the much-needed support for 15 nationally-recognized performance groups & arts education, and the story they tell that helped them raise a record-setting $12 million this past year.
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
Ploch Art Gallery, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield
Collective Impact: Waukesha County
How To Get Involved and Why It Matters
Collective Impact "is an innovative and structured approach to making collaboration work across government, business, philanthropy, nonprofit organizations and citizens to achieve significant and lasting social change."
The Thriving Waukesha is utilizing this framework to work collectively on complex community issues such as Homelessness and Transportation. Nonprofit leaders are looking for new and innovative ways to utilize collective impact to increase an agency's capacity to provide services.
Jean Schultz, Director of Community Benefit at ProHealth Care and Chair of Thriving Waukesha, will be speaking about how all of these groups are working together, what more can be done, and how getting involved will help with your personal and professional development.
UW Cancer Center at ProHealth Care, N16 W24131 Riverwood Dr., Pewaukee
Young Professionals Multi-Chamber Networking
Tuscan Hall Banquet Center
409 Delafield St., Waukesha