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Scott C. Staub, ACFRE, Senior Consulting Associate

Scott is a leader in nonprofit management and fundraising with more than 20 years of experience in libraries, healthcare, religion, and social service institutions. He has served as both a consultant and staff. He is currently Executive Director of the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

He has served as counsel to the Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico second annual appeal for Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, OSB and the Archdiocese of Portland for Cardinal William Levada (then Archbishop) annual appeal, exceeding goals in both campaigns. He has directed capital campaigns for Calvary Baptist Church (American Baptist) in Denver, CO and Makiki Christian Church in Honolulu, HI as well as increased offertory appeals for the Anglican Dioceses of Kootenay and Caribou in British Columbia, Canada.

Other clients include East Bay Agency for Children, St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii, The Salvation Army and Kapiolani Healthcare Foundation. He was a Regional Director for Rotary International’s first PolioPlus campaign which raised over $220 million worldwide. As staff he has served as Director of Development for the Glaucoma Research Foundation and Vice-President of Fund Development for EMQ Children & Family Services.

Prior to his career in fundraising, Scott had a career in food and beverage management as well as being an admissions counselor for Golden Gate University in San Francisco. Scott served on the international board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) as Secretary and Vice-Chair of External Relations. Currently, he is the chair of the AFP Political Action Committee. He has been honored as the Outstanding Fund Raising Professional by both the Aloha and Silicon Valley Chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Ala Moana and currently Secretary of the Rotary Club of San Jose North and he is currently Treasurer of the Golden Gate (San Francisco) Chapter of AFP.

Scott is a Master Trainer with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). He has lectured at the International Conference of APF many times as well presented to AFP chapters in Florida, Hawaii, California and Indiana.

He holds the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive credential, a distinction held by only 84 other professional fundraisers. He has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree of public administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.