Geoff has been involved in nearly every form of fundraising, ranging from capital campaigns to deferred giving, major gifts, annual fund, online, alumni membership, government grants and service contracts, corporate sponsorships, special events, cause-related programs, and of course, direct response. He has a breadth of knowledge about developing new fundraising programs in multiple markets. He currently works with clients developing integrated fundraising strategies and direct-response fundraising programs in North America, and consults with international NGOs on new market entry and global marketing strategies.
Geoff is a past board member and past-president of the Direct Marketing Association of Washington, and was a board member of the AFP-DC Metropolitan Chapter. He recently completed a two-year term as vice-chair of the Advisory Council of the DMA Nonprofit Federation. In March 2001, Geoff was awarded the DMA Nonprofit Federation's Public Service Award for his various volunteer efforts on behalf of the nonprofit community. In 2004 he was recognized by the DMAW for his volunteer service, and in 2009 was selected as Volunteer of the Year. In 2005 and again in 2006 he was cited by The NonProfit Times as one of the 50 most influential leaders in the nonprofit sector in the United States, and in 2006 he was recognized by FundRaising Success as one of the Top 10 Men in Fundraising.
Throughout his career, Geoff has not only strived to do outstanding work on behalf of his client organizations, but he also has exhibited a dogged commitment to the betterment of the sector as a whole and the advancement of fundraising professionals around the world. FS