Will is a graduate of Pomona College and has raised millions in support of worthy causes and educational institutions. He has two decades of experience managing NPO development offices and advancement programs, overseeing fundraising efforts for annual, capital, and endowment campaigns, assisting with strategic plans, board recruitment and governance strategies, and securing planned gifts to increase endowments for a variety of cultural, educational, and environmental organizations.
Will worked closely with Peter Hero, former CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, while at the Fogarty Institute for Innovation, and partnered with Peter on a number of NPO consulting projects in 2015-16 as Senior Advisor of The Hero Group. With a passion for the arts, education, and the environment, Will’s expertise also includes over five years project management, fundraising, GIS mapping, and grant writing with regional land trusts and a dozen years of successful fundraising program management experience for independent schools in California and Oregon. He has also served on three WASC/CAIS Accreditation Committees.
Will is currently working with Fit Kids Foundation, overseeing all fundraising and grant writing efforts, while also serving as an Advisor with The Gratitude Network and Entrepreneur Wines, assisting with philanthropic strategies, impact investing, business development, and community engagement.