Michael Koch

Senior Associate

Michael Koch is a visionary business and nonprofit executive, accomplished agent for change, strategic thinker and an effective leader with more than 30 years of experience in philanthropy. Michael has a proven track record creating and implementing innovative models and start-ups that are transformative and drive large-scale change, improve systems, and achieve greater social impact. He has co-founded and held senior management and leadership roles with healthcare organizations and foundations where he oversaw daily operations related to Board relations and investment frameworks, implemented short- and long-term goals, and collectively raised hundreds of millions of dollars in support of healthy families, children, and those in hospice care. Michael is a tireless advocate dedicated to promoting social justice, inclusion, and shaping public policy with the goal to reduce inequities and improve the health and well-being of underserved and vulnerable populations. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree from San Diego State University.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Michael’s core expertise is in Board Training, Management and Governance. He also has impressive experience in Designing Strategies that Achieve Results; Donor Engagement and Relationships; Capacity Building; Project Management; Identifying, Cultivating, and Securing Major Gifts; Cause-Related Marketing Campaigns; Program-Related Investments; Feasibility Studies; Impactful Giving Strategies for Family Foundations and Donor-Advised Funds; Professional Coaching; Philanthropy and Grantmaking; Civic Engagement; Marketing and Branding

Sector Experience: Health and Human Services; Children’s Services; Social Services; Hospitals; Community-Based Organizations

Michael’s fundraising must have: A strategic plan, solid value proposition, flexibility and agility to make adjustments, creativity, Board engagement, and leverage opportunities

Contact Michael at: [email protected]

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