University of Puget Sound
Director, University Relations Research
For 20 years I have been leading the prospect research effort at the University of Puget Sound, a 125 year old small, private nationally ranked liberal arts college located in the Pacific Northwest. My early research experiences with a small budget and a growing development department led me to... More>
Sound Philanthropy
Philanthropy Advisor
Sarah Hopper is an independent philanthropy advisor who is deeply connected in the Puget Sound philanthropic community and has built a strong professional network nationwide, working successfully with wealth managers, estate planning attorneys, CPAs, family offices and non-profits to represent her... More>
Writer : Editor : Storyteller
My roles at Philanthropy Works: Web Copywriter, Editor, and Marketing Copywriter. In my 10 years as a copywriter, I've developed a passion for finding the core story that connects product to customers and using crisp, active language to tell it. As a creative writer, I completed my MFA in... More>
University of Minnesota
Chief Development Officer
John has progressive fundraising and management experience and a proven record of building successful development programs. In 2013, John joined the University of Minnesota as a chief development officer after having served at St. Olaf College and Luther Seminary over the last 25 years. He has... More>
Philanthropy Works
Technical Director
David brings industrial experience in software engineering and web development, as well as a physical science research background, to Philanthropy Works. His main professional focus is technical business development. He is also a practicing neuroradiologist, with training in medical informatics,... More>
American Red Cross
Renee Kurdzos is the Gift Planning Officer for Western Washington and Hawaii at the American Red Cross. Renee has worked in development for 13 years and in planned giving for 8. Prior to working at the Red Cross, Renee served as the Development & Planned Giving Officer at University of Puget... More>
The Lawrence Group
David W. Lawrence served two years as Senior Philanthropic Advisor for the Office of Resource Development at Harvard Medical School and completed five years in a similar capacity at the Sick Kids Foundation of the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto. Other clients include: Duke... More>
University of San Francisco
Associate Professor, School of Management - Business Analytics and Information Systems
Associate Professor Vijay Mehrotra is helping to transform management in today's data-rich, information-poor business world. A trailblazer in the field of global call center operations management, Dr. Mehrotra's work as an educator, academic and professional utilizes mathematical models and... More>
The Alford Group
My passion is helping strengthen not-for-profit organizations, and enabling them to serve their communities better, and in my role as president and CEO of the Alford Group, that's exactly what I do. My more than 30 years of experience as a leader in not-for-profit management have included... More>
S.Z. Panetta & Associates, LLC.
Sarah Zanzot Panetta is the owner and principal of S. Z. Panetta & Associates, LLC. She brings over 20 years' experience working with generous individuals who wish to make a positive impact on the world through philanthropy. She has served organizations with international brands that connote... More>