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Thursday, April 13, 2023
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (PT)
Networking at 8:30 a.m., Presentation at 9:00 a.m.

Event Description

The New, New Normal – Tools, Strategies, and Innovative Opportunities

David W. Altman, President, IPR Group

Events in the last three years have eclipsed recent thinking about nonprofit leadership and financial management strategies as most observers envision dramatic, rapid shifts for what might be termed the New, New Normal. In this session with David Altman, President of IPR Group, participants will explore innovative management strategies in response to changing economic conditions.

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About the Presenter

David W. Altman, President, IPR Group

David W. Altman is the founder and President of IPR Consulting, Inc., raising in excess of $500 million for projects primarily in medical and social services, and completing over 40 capital development projects focused on underserved, low-income communities with New Markets Tax Credits, bond financing, grants, and other funding. Dr. Altman’s prior experience has been as a consultant in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors and as a university faculty member. Dr. Altman has held executive positions with nonprofits, including President of the Society for In Vitro Biology, CFO of Central City Concern, and Executive Director and President of ISAAA (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY). He has also served as CEO, COO, and/or CFO for about 20 startup enterprises.

Dr. Altman attained the rank of Professor at Cornell University and initially of Associate Professor at Texas A&M University, with more than 120 scientific and policy publications. Among his entrepreneurial endeavors, he founded Profigen, which brought traditional and cutting-edge science applications to grape cultivation and the wine industry, particularly in the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Altman was recognized as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Fellow of the Society for In Vitro Biology. He has been featured in Forbes, a prime-time CNN report, and in various front-page stories in U.S. newspapers for his collaborative enterprises that eliminated the need for many of the pesticides in cotton production.

Some of his projects in Oregon include cutting-edge, high-tech startups exemplified by ventures spun out of research at OHSU and other incubators such as ProteoGenix; large rural, economic development entities such as the Fry Foods investment in Ontario, OR for onion processing; and 9 rural healthcare clinics in Oregon communities including Milton-Freewater, Brookings, La Pine, and John Day which were the catalyst for Oregon to receive $1.9 billion additional federal funding for achieving early Medicaid expansion.

Early in his career, Dr. Altman was a volunteer for the US Peace Corps. Dr. Altman holds a PhD from the University of Minnesota, MBA and BA degrees from Vanderbilt University, and MS and BS degrees from Oregon State University.


Thank You Sponsors

Partner Sponsor: Umpqua Bank
Friend Sponsor: CFO Selections


$40 NAO Members
$60 Nonmembers

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April 13th, 2023 from  8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Online Event
Event Fee(s)
Price $60.00
Event Particulars
City Online learning
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Financial Management, Leadership Development, Networking, Operations & Planning
Event Region Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Metropolitan Portland, North Coast, Northern Willamette Valley, South Coast, Southern Oregon, Southern Willamette Valley
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding