Friday, June 26 | 3:30-4:15pm
Learn how to bring financial stability and health to your school to not only become financially sustainable, but more importantly, to thrive! Strong financial resources can propel enrollment growth and the ability to accomplish your school’s mission at a higher level. We’ll explore the straight-forward process for building a path to sustainability, including a variety of creative alternative revenue streams, and how to tailor your plan to address the potential challenges of a post-pandemic world.
Influencing Generations for Christ
Kelly Blake is CEO of Influencing Generations for Christ, Inc. IGC is a best-in-class provider of strategic planning, board development and overall organizational growth for Christian schools in the U.S. and Canada. Having grown a small company in Calgary, Canada into a global best-in-class business with 360 employees and generating $50M in annual revenue, Mr. Blake’s team brings best business practices to Christian schools for extraordinary change, funding and missional growth. Following the sale of his previous company, Kelly served as head of school at Bearspaw Christian School (BCS) for ten years and applied best-practice principles that led to significant growth and funding of BCS. He is the former chairman of the board of The Mustard Seed Foundation and has served or is serving on a variety of boards including publicly traded corporations, private foundations and churches. Kelly and his wife Mychelle reside in Phoenix, Arizona.