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10 Questions or Less for Joseph Piearson

10 Questions or Less is a feature here on the Forum’s Forum in which we get to know regional association staff members a little better—their work, what drives them, and more. This week,  Joseph Piearson, Program Associate at the Iowa Council of Foundations. If you would like to suggest someone for a profile through 10 Questions or Less, contact Dan Brady.

You recently led the Intro to Salesforce webinar, along with Rosemary Morby of Donors Forum of Wisconsin. Can you tell us a little about the webinar and how it came together?

The webinar was really a bit of an introduction for RA’s who have an interest in exploring SalesForce. We have been using SalesForce at the Iowa Council of Foundations (or ICoF as we say) for about a year and half and love it! The Donors Forum of Wisconsin is currently in the process of exploring the platform and customizing it for their own use, so I’ve been working a lot with Rose to share what we have done and to learn more about their approach. The webinar was a great way to share how ICoF and DFW are using and plan to use SalesForce to enhance our work. The Forum has been great with organizing the webinar and putting together a SalesForce working group. Working with DWF has been extremely beneficial for both of us, and I look forward to having this channel available through the Forum to learn from other RAs as they begin to use SaleForce. Continue reading