Renee Durnin leads the Fundraising Strategy team in developing customized fundraising programs for multiple, national nonprofit accounts. They specialize in leveraging analytics and building effective creative communications for outright giving and planned giving fundraising campaigns. For the past nine years her team has been generating successful results for clients such as The Salvation Army, The UN Refugee Agency, World Vision, Trinity Missions, The George Washington University, and Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana.
In addition, Renee has more than fifteen years' experience in managing national direct mail campaigns for nonprofits such as National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Smithsonian Contributing Membership, and National Foundation for Transplants.
She graduated magna cum laude in May 1993 with a B.A. degree in Communications from Truman State University and acquired her CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) certification in 2009. She is an active member of AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals), St. Louis Planned Giving Council and Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and has had various speaking engagements at national and local nonprofit conferences.