Bob Carter, a leading expert in nonprofit management and fundraising has been named the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the ePhilanthropy Foundation, the global leader in providing training for nonprofit organizations for the ethical and efficient use of the Internet for philanthropic purposes through education and advocacy.
Carter, who had served as Vice Chair of the Board, is President of Ketchum Inc. a national firm based in Pittsburgh that provides fundraising for colleges, universities, medical centers, youth, religious and cultural agencies. He replaces outgoing chairman Steve Delfin, Executive Director of the National Credit Union Foundation who will remain on the board as Immediate Past Chairman.
As President of Ketchum, Bob Carter leads the firm’s sales. planning and marketing teams and provides senior-level development, management and campaign counsel to a broad cross-section of gift-supported organizations throughout the United States.
In addition to his service as Chairman of the ePhilanthropy Foundation Board of Trustees, Mr. Carter has recently been elected to serve a three-year term as an Educational Partner on the Industry Advisory Council for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Mr. Carter is a Board member of several nonprofit organizations, including The Malcolm Parcel Foundation, International AFP, Gateway Rehabilitation Center as Board Chairman, Boys’ Latin School as chairman Emeritus, and the AFP Maryland Chapter.
Mr. Carter is a graduate of the Boys' Latin School and Johns Hopkins University. He is a resident of Pittsburgh, PA and Anna Maria, Florida. His wife, Carol, serves as Vice President for University Advancement at Duquesne University.
“With Bob’s extensive background in the fundraising arena, we are very excited to have him step into this new role on the board and look forward to advancing the Foundation’s global efforts under his leadership,” said Ted Hart, President and CEO of ePhilanthropy Foundation.
Carter, who has been a trustee since 2002, stated, “Steve (Delfin) has been instrumental in the creation of many of the initiatives that are currently among our most successful. It is my goal to help create more programs and services that will enable ePhilanthropy to be of greater benefit to nonprofits around the world.”
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