Martin Grenzebach

Chairman

Biography

Martin Grenzebach, Chairman of GG+A, has served the firm since 1974. His consulting work encompasses campaign consultation, supervision of capital campaigns, strategic planning studies, and strategic and organizational counsel, as well as overall marketing and management of services offered by the firm.

Martin’s special expertise is working with higher education and medical institutions. A small sampling of clients that Martin has served extensively include Georgia State University, University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign, University of Kansas, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Maryland Medical Systems Foundation, University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska, Oregon State University, University of Pittsburgh, University of South Carolina, and the University of Washington.

A frequent speaker at professional conferences and programs, Martin has made presentations at district and national programs for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) as well as at CASE Capital Fundraising and Capital Campaign conferences. He also has been a speaker at conferences for the Big Ten Fundraisers Institute, the Big Ten Directors of Development Annual Conference, The Big 12 Development Annual Conference, the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education and the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, and the American Association of Medical Colleges.

Martin’s service to the professional fundraising community includes membership on the CASE Campaign Reporting Advisory Group that originally produced the CASE Campaign Standards guide, a pioneering document to assist with management and reporting standards for educational fundraising campaigns.

Martin holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he also did graduate work. He served for ten years on the Board of Trustees of the Morgan Park Academy in Chicago, where he once taught, and served for six years as chairman of their development committee. He is a former member of the Chicago Crime Commission and a former trustee of the University of Charleston, West Virginia.

Clients
  • Advocate Charitable Foundation
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Alberta
  • Allegheny College
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • The University of Arizona Foundation
  • The University of Arkansas
  • Auburn University
  • Ball State University
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • The University of British Columbia
  • Bucknell University
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago
  • University of Central Florida
  • Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Children’s Hospital Trust
  • Children’s Medical Center Dallas
  • City of Hope
  • The City University of New York
  • Clarkson University
  • Clemson University
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Cleveland State University
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • University of Delaware
  • DePaul University
  • Drake University
  • University of Florida
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Folger Shakespeare Library
  • The George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia State University
  • Graduate Theological Union
  • Hoag Hospital Foundation
  • Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation
  • University of Houston System
  • University of Illinois Foundation
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Iowa
  • Iowa State University
  • The University of Kansas
  • Kansas State University
  • University of Kentucky College of Engineering
  • University of Kentucky Hospital
  • Kentucky State University
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Loma Linda University Health
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Louisiana State University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • Loyola University of Chicago
  • Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • The Madeira School
  • Mankato State University
  • University of Maryland Medical System
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester
  • Miami University
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management
  • University of Minnesota Foundation
  • University of Minnesota Institute of Technology
  • Minnesota Medical Foundation
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • University of Montana
  • National Math and Science Initiative
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Florida
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northwestern University
  • Norton Healthcare Foundation
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • The Ohio State University
  • Ohio University
  • Oregon State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Purdue University
  • Rockhurst College
  • University of San Diego
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • St. Edward High School
  • St. John’s School
  • Sweet Briar College
  • Temple University
  • University of Tennessee
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • United States Military Academy
  • Utah State University
  • University of Washington
  • Washington State University
  • Wayne State University
  • Whitman College
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • YMCA of Waukesha

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