LYNDHURST, N.J., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marts & Lundy, America's leading full-service strategic consulting firm serving the non-profit sector, announces that John M. Cash, Ph.D., a senior consultant and principal with Marts & Lundy and a nationally recognized leader in the advancement field, will become Chair of the firm's Board of Directors, effective Sept. 1. He succeeds John B. Ford, who resigned to accept the position of Vice Chancellor of University Development and Alumni Relations at the University of California, San Francisco. Ford will continue to work with Marts & Lundy and its clients as an Of Counsel member of the firm.
Dr. Cash is a well-known and trusted advisor in higher education advancement circles, providing counsel to both public and private institutions in the United States and internationally. His current clients include Rice University, the University of Hawaii, Rutgers University, the University of Rochester, Wake Forest University, Smith College, the Smithsonian Institution, and Imperial College, London. He previously served as associate vice chancellor for University Relations and as campaign director at the University of California, Berkeley, where he oversaw the $1.4 billion "New Century Campaign." He also has held development leadership positions in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University and at Mills College. He has a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
Don Fellows, Marts & Lundy President & CEO, said, "John Cash is smart, visionary, and tireless in his dedication to the profession, his clients and the firm. I and the Marts & Lundy team look forward to working with him as we help our clients reach and sustain their philanthropic potential."
Dr. Cash said, "Marts & Lundy has a long and distinguished history in service to philanthropy and to its clients. I look forward to working with my colleagues to be sure our firm continues to better the world we live in through service to the philanthropic community."
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Marts & Lundy, a full-service strategic fundraising firm founded in 1926, is the leader in innovative and successful philanthropic programs. It counsels clients in major gift strategies, planned giving, capital campaign planning and management, communications and prospect research. Its consultants, with an average of 20 years of experience, work in seven Practice Groups: Arts & Culture, Environment & Conservation, Health Sciences, Higher Education, Schools, Analytical Solutions and Strategic Communications. Recent New York area clients include Columbia University, Rutgers University, Princeton University, and the Brooklyn Museum, among others. For more information, visit www.martsandlundy.com.
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