Gloria Kermeen

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As the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners’ Meetings Manager, Gloria works independently and collaboratively to plan and implement well-run programs and events that create meaningful member experiences. Since 1997, she has played a central role in coordinating all logistics for off-site meetings, including the National Conference. Gloria handles site selection, contract negotiation and event execution. In addition, she manages the registration process for all meetings and coordinates all aspects of CGP’s sponsor and exhibitor programs. Gloria served as Director of Administration for the American Council on Gift Annuities from 1998 to 2010. She holds a B.A. in Tourism, Conventions and Event Management from Indiana University. When she’s not at work, Gloria enjoys music. She and her husband of 40 years share a passion for rock with their three grown children.

Recent Posts

Convince the Boss

Posted by Gloria Kermeen on Jul 24, 2019 12:00:22 PM

Interested in attending CGP Conference, but not sure how to convince the boss to approve the trip? Here are some simple steps you can take to prepare your request:

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Topics: Conference, CGP Conference

What is the Solutions Center Anyway?

Posted by Gloria Kermeen on Apr 24, 2019 1:23:38 PM

For every challenge, there are solutions. Find yours here! If you’ve explored the CGP Conference, you may have noticed that we refer to the exhibit hall as the “Solutions Center.” The Solutions Center is the place where attendees gather for breakfast, breaks, receptions, and meetups with vendors and fellow attendees. But it’s also the site of informal learning opportunities you might not have considered.

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Topics: CGP Conference

Today’s Reason to Love My Job

Posted by Gloria Kermeen on Aug 1, 2018 9:30:00 AM

A gift planner I admire once told me that my servant’s heart and dedication to the work I do are my contributions to making the world a better place. I hung up the phone, jumped up and exclaimed, “Today’s reason to love my job!”

In more than 21 years on the staff at CGP, I’ve been known to make that statement regularly. Perhaps it was a promotion, or big laughs at the lunch table, or a great conversation with one of our members – it happens all the time. Fact is, I love my job.

Today’s reason to love my job is…

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Topics: CGP Conference 2018