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President and CEO
Fundraising and Nonprofit Management Consultant

Rob DeMartinis has been building a career in nonprofit management, resource development, public relations, marketing and communications for 25 years. A highly skilled fundraising and nonprofit management consultant, he has served as a senior executive in the nonprofit industry leading three national consulting firms in sales and operations, and managing major fundraising and communications projects for nonprofit organizations.

Over his career Rob has worked in nonprofit fields including healthcare, human services, culture, environment, religion and education raising over $750 million in partnership with clients. Robís expertise includes strategic planning, brand management, campaign logistics, board governance, bylaws development, public speaking and proficiency in a wide range of software and Internet technology. His work in writing and design, direct mail logistics and video production has received international awards for excellence from trade associations.

Rob is the former editor of the New York Timeís Guide to Nonprofit Organizations at About.com. More than 50,000 visitors a month from around the world read fundraising expertise and nonprofit management information provided by Rob and the firm through licensed original content. About.com reaches an international audience of more than 35 million people each month making it a top-ten Internet destination.

Rob has directed and assisted in educational sessions for many trade associations on topics including nonprofit management, board governance, branding, major gift solicitation, campaign logistics, Internet strategy for nonprofits and technology solutions for nonprofit management. He has served as an instructor for the Pennsylvania Bar Associationís Nonprofit Institute and as adjunct faculty at Villanova University teaching course material on merging and adapting traditional nonprofit operations with Internet technologies.

Rob has served as a Trustee of the ePhilanthropy Foundation, an international nonprofit promoting ethical use of the Internet for philanthropic activities. Rob also has served as the spokesperson and Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Association of Fundraising Professionals representing members from southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and northern Delaware.

A former NCAA Division I soccer player, Rob remains very active today as a soccer coach, trainer and player.

A Career as a Fundraising Consultant

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