Lynn Hawks, MA
Vice President

  • 2006 Outstanding Fundraising Professional, Greater Wichita AFP

Lynn has guided successful campaigns up to $100 million. She relies on Lynn’s expertise in major gifts, annual fund planning, development plans, planned giving and other aspects of campaign management. In addition to her role at Hartsook, she serves as Director of Major Gifts in Engineering and Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

She was the 2006 Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year and was featured in the 2007 issue of Advancing Philanthropy. She holds a degree in journalism from Wichita State University and a Master of Arts degree from St. Mary’s University.

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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.