Bill is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he received a B.A. in Psychology. He also holds a Master of Divinity degree from the University of Dubuque having graduated summa cum laude. Chairman of the Board of McConkey-Johnston, Bill has many years of experience in marketing and development.
A well-known lecturer specializing in development and marketing theory, principles and practice, Bill is a skilled trainer and consultant who has personally trained scores of successful development professionals in senior management. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Development Training (A - Z), and The Foundation Grants Project Research Manual.
He is the founder and executive director of the MMDI Institute, a private research and education institution. He is the originator of the MMDI Development, Marketing and Management System and many development theories, principles and concepts including: Development Eyes, Donor Movement, Receipt Solicitation, McConkey's Laws (FIND-WIN-KEEP-LIFT), Maximum Donor Utilization, Income Thrust Management and the Mind of the Donor. The MMDI system is used by many organizations of all sizes to dramatically increase their income.
An expert in Foundation Grants, Bill provides analytical and strategic counsel for major gift campaigns. His clients include many of the leading Christian organizations in America. He serves on many boards of directors, including the Christian Broadcasting Network (VA) and Northstar Studios (TN). Bill lives in a St. Louis suburb where he also serves as senior pastor of Sutter Presbyterian Church.
Contact Information for Bill:
7746 Stanford Avenue
University City, MO 63130
(314) 863-4432 - Fax (314) 863-4842