Maryrose Larkin
Prospect Researcher

Maryrose Larkin has more than 15 years’ experience with information services for nonprofits. She is passionate about philanthropy and has provided Donor Research and management for more than 100 organizations.

Maryrose began her nonprofit career in 1996 at Kansas University Endowment Association, following two years of technical services research for Johns Hopkins University. In 2000, she became Portland State University’s first donor researcher for their $100 million capital campaign. Maryrose is a graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz, and Bard College. She is a former board member of APRA-NW, the local prospect research association, and is active in the donor research and philanthropic community.

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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.