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An Interview with Partner John Yukawa

I had the privilege of sitting down with friend and Barnabas Chicago Partner John Yukawa and wanted to share our conversation. John Yukawa is a Sr. Private Wealth Advisor, at Ronald Blue Trust and we are so grateful for his partnership. Tommy: What sticks out to you about Barnabas? John: The verses that come to…
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In Memory of Dale Gifford

Dale Gifford, a dear friend and mentor, passed away earlier this summer.  I met Dale in 2009 after he had retired as the CEO of Hewitt Associates and it began the start of a nine year relationship where he was my mentor and advisor.  Dale was a role model to me and I loved him…
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How To Communicate Impact

Last month, my husband and I closed the books on the fundraising season.  We attended our last chicken-dinner event and reviewed our charitable giving, discussing the organizations we feel privileged to support. Since I’m also a retired fundraising consultant, part of this process means I will pick apart each event and give my husband an…
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