American Bible Society
Gift Planning: Our Team

Gift Planning: Our Team

The small child in a faraway village, the soldier readying for battle, the mother or father in need of peace—American Bible Society strives to reach all of these people, and so many more, through the life-changing message of God's Word. By connecting with our team, you jumpstart your role in the process, furthering our mission and sharing the Gospel for years to come.

Meet our team:

Rob Smith, CFRE ®

Director of Planned Gifts

Ozark, MO 65721 Toll Free: (877) 581-2662 Fax: (646) 924-3970 Cellular: (417) 840-6536 Email »

Rob Smith serves as Director of Planned Gifts and has worked faithfully for American Bible Society for over 18 years. He has also been in the positions of National Field Supervisor, as well as Regional Director in our… Read More »

Dan Leeman, JD, CEBS

Regional Advisor—Development

States: AK, IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD, WI, WY INTERIM COVERAGE TERRITORY: West Coast - AZ, CA, HI, OR, WA, NM, NV, UT, Central States - AR, ID, MT, OK (Planned Giving) St. Louis, MO 63128 Toll Free: (877) 551-7901 Office: (314) 329-6456 Fax: (314) 329-6456 Cellular: (314) 807-1671 Email »

Dan Leeman is a Regional Advisor for American Bible Society. He serves financial partners in 29 states, and specializes in charitable estate planning and planned giving. Dan's office is based in the St. Louis, Missouri area. God has… Read More »

Daniel C. Dorrill, CLU

Regional Advisor—Development

States: South East: AL, GA, KY, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV; North East - DC, DE, MD, OH (Planned Giving) Chattanooga, TN 37402 Toll Free: (800) 877-7506 Office: (423) 763-9990 Fax: (423) 763-9989 Cellular: (423) 488-9975 Email »

Dan Dorrill is a Philanthropic Advisor with the American Bible Society. He joined the American Bible Society (ABS) in June, 2007, with experience in both the private sector and the non-profit arena. His ministry focus is helping… Read More »

James W. Fogal, CFP®, ChFC, CLU

Regional Advisor—Development

States: LA, MS, TX Toll Free: (877) 339-4080 Fax: (215) 827-5262 Cellular: (215) 266-7563 Email »

James is a new regional advisor for the American Bible Society to financial partners in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. He has worked with charitable organizations since 1994 and been a charitable planner since 1998. His focus will be to help ABS financial partners meet their estate, financial and tax planning needs utilizing philanthropy. James lives in Auburn, AL with his wife of 22 years and two sons.

Thomas J. Trageser

Regional Advisor Gift Planning & Partnerships

States: FL, PA, NJ, NY, CT, RI,MA,NH,VT & ME Toll-Free: 866-361-4447 eFax: 215-689-3120 Email »

Reverend Thomas J. Trageser currently serves as a Gift Planning and Innovative Partnership Advisor for American Bible Society. He is also developing innovative ways to create new streams of ministry revenue.

Tom recently was the Director of Corporate and Government Relations at Stetson University (SU). Tom was invited to join the SU development team to build a new Corporate and Government Relations area. Within the corporate and government relations program, Tom’s two primary responsibilities were to identify & secure new streams of revenue and to coordinate the campus-wide conversation with corporations and government entities. Read More »

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