John F. Shelley, senior philanthropic adviser, received the 2015 James P. Conway Mentor of the Year Award from the Northern Ohio Planned Giving Council (NOPGC). A lunch, sponsored by the NOPGC, was held in his honor earlier this month.
Shelley is a philanthropic adviser in the Northeast Ohio planned giving community, sharing his time to counsel a diverse group, including nonprofits, startups and young professionals.
James P. Conway (1923-2010) was a gift planner of local and national prominence. In honor of his tradition of sharing with others in the profession, NOPGC established the James P. Conway Mentor of the Year Award to recognize those who consistently follow Conway’s philosophy of helping colleagues and their institutions achieve their goals.