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Hartsook Advisory Board of Directors

Don H. Alexander
Kansas City
President, Don H. Alexander and Associates, Inc.

Mr. Alexander enjoys a long history as a senior executive in finance and industry and currently leads the private investment firm that bears his name. He sits on the International Advisory Board of the Universiteit Nyendrode Business College of The Netherlands. He also is a member of the Board of Trustees of Avila University and Board of Regents of Rockhurst University, as well as a member of the Board of Truman Medical Center and the Harry S. Truman Library Institute. He served as Honorary Consul for The Netherlands from 1968 to 1992.
Larry Edward Penley, PhD
Denver and Phoenix
Managing Partner, The Hayes Group International

Larry Penley is a Managing Partner with The Hayes Group International. Having served as President of Colorado State University, Chancellor of the Colorado State University System, and Dean of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University his higher education leadership has been marked by strategic collaboration across boundaries - academic, community and business. His experience includes serving as consultant and trainer to a variety of organizations, primarily in the areas of human resources and organizational development. Larry holds the Ph.D. in management from the University of Georgia; his bachelor's and master's degrees are from Wake Forest University.

Robert F. Hartsook, JD, EdD
Wrightsville Beach, N.C.
Chairman, Hartsook Companies, Inc.
Dr. Hartsook is considered one of the country's leading experts in philanthropy. He is a best-selling author and well-respected speaker, as well as a recognized expert in major-gift acquisition. Since Dr. Hartsook founded Hartsook Companies in 1987, the firm's professionals have provided counsel to more than 3,000 nonprofits nationwide. He serves as Chairman of the Corporate and Advisory Boards.

Enroll Now for an Online Master's in Fundraising Management!

In partnership with the Hartsook Institutes for Fundraising, Avila University (Kansas City) is home to the first-in-the-nation online Master's in Fundraising Management.


Nonprofit fundraising requires specialized knowledge and skills that you just won't get from a general non-profit management degree program. Research–based classes created by internationally-renowned Dr. Adrian Sargeant, with the support and experience of Hartsook, focus on the science and business of fundraising. Gain the knowledge you need to change the world through fundraising. A tuition grant of up to 33 percent is available for Hartsook clients. All courses are available online and classes start every eight weeks. Contact Avila University at advantage@avila.edu to learn more.

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