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Robert Markley, Senior Consulting Associate

photo of Robert Markley Bob Markley joins Brakeley Briscoe after a long career in university fundraising. For the majority of his 32 years in development, his focus was on institutional clients, corporations and foundations, involving philanthropy, partnerships and business development. Most recently, he focused on individual clients living outside of the US in areas of fundraising, constituent relations, and engagement.

During the past 20 years he served in leadership roles during two capital campaigns at Duke University. Over the past 8 years, he served as Managing Director, International Development supporting Duke’s international development and advancement programs in South Korea, Japan, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong (SAR), Singapore, Malaysia and India. His roles included fundraising, alumni relations, volunteer development, program engagement and brand awareness.

Prior work experience at Duke University included Director Global Strategy and Program Development (Duke); Regional Director, India (Duke’s Fuqua School of Business); Director of Corporate Relations (Fuqua); and Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (Duke). His previous university development experience includes Purdue University, University of Massachusetts, and University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Bob has a BS from Dickinson College, BA from The Ohio State University, and an MS from Cornell University.