J. Tyler “Ty” Tippett, Vice President of Foundation and Volunteer Services at the Dekalb Medical Foundation

Online tools/resources: Planned Giving resources on nationally-hosted sites. A great example of this is the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.

Personal habit that contributes to success: Being easy to talk to.

Ice breaker for new donor prospect: Talk about their background and who they know. You are sure to find shared interests and common acquaintances.

Best piece of advice ever received: Don’t talk over the ask.

What was the make and model of your first vehicle?: An orange Volkswagen Beetle.

Contact info: ty.tippett@dekalbmedical.org; Direct Line: 404-501-1679