DALLAS, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant Ketchum, a full-service, comprehensive fundraising and communications consulting firm, announced today that Alex Inman has joined the company as vice president, client solutions higher education. Inman brings with him more than 25 years of experience that bridge the nonprofit and business worlds. His background in major gift development, capital campaign planning, and donor cultivation will provide Pursuant Ketchum's clients with exceptional thought-leadership for their organizations.
"I'm excited to join the Pursuant Ketchum team because I believe their approach reflects the future of educational fundraising," says Inman. "Given the increasingly fast pace of change in education, advancement offices will need to embrace innovation in order to keep up. Pursuant Ketchum brings innovative approaches alongside proven development practices to their clients, and I look forward to working with institutions that are ready to partner with Pursuant."
Before joining Pursuant Ketchum, Inman served two different foundations at the University of Virginia (UVA)—the Jefferson Scholars Foundation and the Virginia Athletics Foundation (VAF). During his time with Jefferson Scholars, Inman served on the major gift team focused on the Foundation's $200 million endowment and the $100 million capital campaign dedicated to merit-based scholarships and graduate fellowships. With VAF, Inman led various annual giving, major gift, and capital fundraising initiatives providing scholarship and operational support to UVA athletics programs.
Inman's background encompasses not only the nonprofit market, but the business market as well. His experience in strategic planning, major marketing communications, public relations, social media, and email strategies with premier clientele allows him to utilize his innovative strategies in a comprehensive way. Furthermore, Inman has spoken at numerous conferences and is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
"We're very pleased to welcome Alex Inman to Pursuant Ketchum. His extensive experience as both a practitioner and a consultant will enhance our best-in-class service offerings to our higher education clients," says Gary Cole, executive vice president, consulting. "We are committed to providing our clients with thoughtful, innovative, and field-tested solutions from the most seasoned fundraising professionals. With the addition of Alex to our team, we reaffirm that commitment to those we serve."
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Passionate. Powerful. Proven. Pursuant Ketchum proudly serves nonprofit organizations. Using proprietary technology, our team of professionals uses donor intelligence to develop and deliver relevant, effective communication. The result: more revenue through the unparalleled engagement of your donors. From initial attraction and support, to mid-level donor commitments, to major gift strategies and campaigns, Pursuant covers the entire donor spectrum. We invite you to learn more about Pursuant—and our brands Pursuant Ketchum, KMA, and Pursuant Sports—at www.pursuant.com/ketchum.
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