Along with the current team of dedicated professionals, BrookGlobal is adding Steve Winesett in the role of Vice President, Sustainability Counsel. With over 30 years’ experience in healthcare and higher education fundraising, Steve brings a wealth of expertise to BrookGlobal.
Steve most recently served as CEO at Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation in Denver. Prior to his time there, he held a variety of positions at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago; Millsaps College in Jackson, MS.; Texas Christian University in Fort Worth; and his alma mater, Mississippi State University in Starkville.
His career began in building annual giving and donor engagement programs and has encompassed every aspect of institutional advancement. He has developed sustainable philanthropic cultures and successfully engaged board members, volunteers, and other critical institutional leaders. He has been a part of campaigns ranging from $80 million to $400 million, and brings experience in donor engagement and personal solicitation at all levels, expanding the donor base and growing prospect pipelines, solicitation coaching for faculty and field staff, and creating innovative engagement opportunities for donors.
Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Accounting from Mississippi State University and a master’s degree in Liberal Arts from Texas Christian University. He has served as Chair of The Woodmark Group and a Co-Chair of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals CDO Advisory Committee. He was a founding Board member of Roundup River Ranch (Paul Newman’s Serious Fun Camp in Colorado) and enjoys fly fishing and cycling. Steve and his wife, Kim, live in Parker, CO., and have four children.
“Research tells us that a 10% increase in donor retention can translate to a 200% increase in lifetime donor value, so there is an opportunity to make a tremendous difference in the performance of an organization,” noted Steve. “I’m honored to be joining a team whose goal is to help our clients realize this kind of result as they work to improve lives in their communities.”
We are BrookGlobal, strategic partners with amazing nonprofit organizations to realize a shared vision of improving lives by thoughtfully applying the principles of engaged philanthropy. We help clients build and sustain deeply personal relationships with their donors and community.
Our innovative and inspirational approaches focus on growing an organization’s ability to attract, inspire, recognize, and retain its donors for their entire lives. We design and deliver a unique portfolio of services, tailored to meet the individual needs of clients and proven to maximize the lifetime value of donors and ensure the sustainability and certainty of future funding. Visit us at www.brookglobal.com.
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