Before founding the Rolfson Group, Eric spent more than 30 years raising money for nonprofit institutions and held leadership positions in $10 million, $35 million and $150 million comprehensive fundraising campaigns at Thomas College, Colby College, and the University of Maine.
Senior Consultant and Board Development Specialist
Kate brings fifteen years of intense development experience and expertise in a wide range of areas, having worked at large organizations such as Colby College and MaineGeneral Health as well as with smaller organizations such as Carrabassett Valley Academy. Kate’s additional experience with strategic planning and organizational development enables her to quickly and competently partner with organizations to create, enhance, or expand their advancement efforts within a broader organizational context.
Sue has spent a career helping individuals meet their personal and financial goals at Boston Five Cent Savings Bank, John Hancock, and Colby College where she served as Alumni Relations Director, Assistant Campaign Director, Director of Planned Giving and Senior Philanthropic Advisor.
Since 1993, Rob has helped organizations successfully navigate the evolution and integration of the web, social media, multimedia, and other forms of digital communications into their operations. His career has included stints with Boston-area startups, well-established publishing companies, and 13 years at Colby College.
Senior Consultant and Corporate and Foundation Relations Specialist
During more than 25 years as a fundraiser, primarily in corporate and foundation relations, Marci has secured more than $50 million in grant support for a wide range of institutions, including the Massachusetts Audubon Society, the Harvard School of Public Health, and Emmanuel, Bates, and Colby colleges. She is a skilled researcher and strategist, capable of designing and implementing foundation plans to match institutional needs with funders’ priorities.
Robert is a visual branding specialist with numerous years experience in the fields of higher education and visual journalism. He has created infographics, maps, and illustrations for several newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Pasadena Star-News. Since 2002, Robert has created and contributed to successful branding campaigns for businesses, colleges, and universities. Past clients include: Colby College, City University New York (CUNY), and the University of Southern California (USC).
During her 20-plus-year career in healthcare and higher education, Kim has written more than $23 million in successful proposals to private and governmental funding. Her fundraising experience includes major gifts, annual giving, prospect research and management, special events, donor relations, and advancement information systems. She has worked directly for presidents and CEOs, earning their respect for her creative problem solving, solid judgment, and ability to handle sensitive information.
David is a data and reporting professional with over 10 years of information-systems experience in non-profit, higher education, and international corporations. He has worked in development at the University of Maine and is currently involved in data warehousing and business intelligence at a large footwear and apparel company.
Julie has more than 25 years experience working for institutions like Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Colby College, and Choate Rosemary Hall. She has held leadership positions with NEDRA (New England Development Research Association) and APRA (Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement) and serves on the board of the Portland (CT) Historical Society.
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