Judith Heasley
Associate Consultant

Judy is a retired higher education administrator capping her career by serving one year as an Executive Staff Affiliate with the Kansas Board of Regents. She brings 27 years of advancement experience as an associate consultant and served as President/CEO of the Emporia State Foundation. At Arizona State University Polytechnic campus, she directed the campus campaign to raise over $26 million and conducted fundraising efforts for the Cronkite School of Journalism.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University and her Master’s degree in Higher Education and Business Management from Texas Tech University. She has assisted numerous nonprofits and local organizations as a volunteer and board member.

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The Most Influential ‘Living Person’ in Philanthropy

Robert F. Hartsook Receives Honorary Doctorate of Business
Plymouth University, United Kingdom

Bob Hartsook was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration by Plymouth University in Plymouth, England. The University described Bob as: “arguably the most influential living person improving the philanthropic donor experience.” Such global affirmation appropriately recognizes Bob and uniquely distinguishes Hartsook as the world’s fundraising counsel.”

Plymouth University honors individuals who have achieved great distinction in their professional lives and who have made contributions to society at large. In recognizing Bob Hartsook’s impressive achievements, the University has highlighted his service to the field of philanthropy, his promotion of academic study and research and his personal commitment to growing philanthropy around the world. Go here to learn more and view videos from this event.

Pictured: Karin Cox, Hartsook Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer; Julian Chaudhuri, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Education and Student Experience; Bob Hartsook; Adrian Sargeant, Professor of Fundraising at Plymouth University and the Director of the Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy; Jen Shang, Philanthropic Psychologist and Director of Research at the University of Plymouth Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy; Matthew J. Beem, Hartsook President and CEO.