David Elrod, Director of Institutional Advancement for the Dalton State Foundation

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Book recommendations:

The Path to Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 1) by Robert A. Caro

Personal habit that contributes to success: Excitement and enthusiasm for the work helps to promote the institution and persuade donors to invest in the institution.

Ice breaker for new donor prospect: Start the conversation with, “What do you want to accomplish?”

Best piece of advice ever received: Listen more and talk less.

“When you were 6, what did you want to be when you grew up?”: Governor of the State of Georgia

Contact info: 706-272-4473 giving.daltonstate.edu