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Alden F. Briscoe, MAT , Executive VP and Managing Director

photo of Alden F. Briscoe Alden has served in the public, private profit-making, and private nonprofit sectors.

At Brakeley Briscoe he has participated in more than 30 capital campaign- or development-planning studies, authoring more than half of them, and conducted more than 400 interviews; he has also participated in numerous other projects including software audits, strategic planning, and board training. He was project manager of the campaign planning study for Blessed Sacrament Parish in Seattle, WA, and was instrumental in helping develop a strategic plan for their successful capital campaign for seismic retrofit and church maintenance. Other clients he has counseled include Child Care Coordinating Council of San Mateo (San Mateo, CA); Corning Community College Foundation (Corning, NY); East Bay Agency for Children (Oakland, CA); Bermuda High School for Girls (Pembroke, Bermuda); Friends of the San Francisco Public Library (San Francisco, CA); Gillispie School (La Jolla, CA); Grace Cathedral (San Francisco); Marshfield Public Library (Marshfield, WI); Taller San Jose (Santa Ana, CA); Marvelwood School (Kent, CT); St. Agnes Hospital Foundation (Baltimore); San Diego Foundation; The Marine Mammal Center (San Francisco, CA); and World Wildlife Fund-Mexico.

He has taught in inner-city schools in Baltimore and New Haven, in an independent school in South Carolina, and at the undergraduate and graduate level at San Jose State, University of San Francisco, and on three campuses of Golden Gate University. He has a Master of Arts in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard.

Alden has consulted on employment programs for unemployed and underemployed youth and adults in Kentucky, Cleveland, and Washington, D.C. He was co-author of a national study, funded by U.S. Department of Labor and the Ford Foundation, on the organization of state and local governments for employment and training programs.

In Flint, Michigan as manpower planning coordinator, Alden developed a multi agency plan for integrated local delivery of employment training programs by local agencies including the Urban League, Community Action Agency, Opportunities Industrialization Center, Michigan Employment Security Commission and the local community college. He later managed a $15 million manpower development system for the unemployed providing coordinated delivery of training and employment services through service delivery contracts to 12 agencies in 3 counties.

In his volunteer activities he was Chief Referee for American Youth Soccer Organization's Region 418 for five years, Board Chair of Fred Finch Youth Center, and a member of the George School Resources Committee. He is currently on the board of the Golden Gate Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, having served two years as treasurer.

In the profit-making sector he has worked for Information Science, Aon Consulting, and Oracle, as client services manager and software product manager. He has consulted on the use of systems and technology for clients in the public, private, and private nonprofit sector.