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Randall is currently the Executive Vice President and a Principal Consultant for the Gobel Group, a Philadelphia based leader in healthcare philanthropy consulting.  He currently works with hospitals and medical centers in 12 states.  The Gobel Group, itself, works almost exclusively in grateful patient fundraising and specifically with physician/clinicians on engaging with philanthropy.

Prior, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center as the Chief Development Officer, MedCenter Sr. Executive, and Executive Director of Development, Randall was responsible for all aspects of fundraising including introduction of a major gift solicitations program through physician engagement, a concierge program, and a planned giving effort with led to a 600% increase during his tenure. He was also a leader of the $370 million dollar 11-month fundraising effort for Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. Prior to the MedCenter Randall was the CDO for two for private Catholic schools for six year stints in Kansas City, MO and St. Paul, MN.  In his career, Randall has overseen all aspects of external relations including multi-million dollar annual giving programs, planned giving, marketing, special events, donor relations, admissions, public relations, alumni associations and two successful capital campaigns totaling more than $175 million dollars. Randall has a bachelor’s degree in business/finance, an MBA, and a law degree where his personal emphasis was in taxation issues of estates and trusts.  He is currently writing his dissertation for an Education Doctorate (Ed.D.). His dissertation topic is a national study of major fundraising success at the high school/elementary level in public schools called “49’ers of the 21st Century—seeking the “gold standard” in public secondary educational fundraising.” 

  Thursday, August 10 Senior Salon for Healthcare Organizations 

Maximizing Relationships with Clinicians:
the Connection Between Philanthropy and Gratitude

Randall Children's Hospital

2801 N Gantenbein Ave, Portland, OR 97227
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.


 $75 for AFP Members / $50 for AFP Young Professional Members / $150 for Nonmembers and Guests 

Friday, August 11 Membership Meeting and Luncheon
The Psychology of Giving

Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205 

Registration opens at 11:00 
Luncheon and Program 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


$35 for AFP Members / $25 for AFP Young Professional Members / $50 for Nonmembers

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