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SARASOTA, FL, January 25, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bob Carter, CFRE, President and CEO of Bob Carter Companies LLC, has been sworn in as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the largest international association of fundraising professionals (www.afpnet.org).
Carter is a specialist in institutional strategy who works with clients throughout the United States, Mexico and Europe.
With 230 AFP chapters around the world, Carter's key goals as Chair include continuing to engage the organization and its members in U.S. and worldwide public policy and government relations issues in support of philanthropy's global growth. He also focuses on creating beneficial collaborations among nonprofits.
"I am excited--and humbled--to be able to work with such a talented group of volunteer and staff leaders who are helping to change the world every day," said Carter. "Fundraising is an amazing profession--it makes the work of charities possible, from finding cures for diseases and sheltering the homeless to educating our children and protecting the environment for future generations. AFP members--who help raise more than $100 billion every year--make such a vital difference in communities around the world, and I look forward to helping them create even more impact for their causes."
Drawing on years of experience in the fundraising industry, Carter founded Bob Carter Companies (www.BobCarterCo.com) in 2012. BCCo is an innovative fundraising consultation service with associates in major metropolitan areas throughout North America. Carter previously worked with Ketchum (including 15 years as President), one of the largest firms in the fundraising industry, and served as Senior Advisor to Changing Our World and Omnicom Nonprofit Group. Additional information, including a list of consultants, is available on the company's website: www.BobCarterCo.com.
Bob Carter Companies LLC is a philanthropy consultation service with offices in Sarasota, FL, and consultants in major international and U.S. metropolitan areas. BCCo provides each client with a select team of professionals to help develop and reach fundraising goals. To contact BCCo, call 941.388.3414 or email JBennett@BobCarterCo.com.
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