Richard Geiger

Senior Vice President, Philanthropic Analytics

The alchemist in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value. -Arthur Schopenhauer

Biography

Richard Geiger, Senior Vice President, Philanthropic Analytics, brings to GG+A a wealth of experience as a sales and services professional with distinguished leadership roles in selling and delivering strategy, analytics, business process and technology to large complex nonprofit organizations.

At GG+A, Richard is responsible for marketing, sales, and product solutions within the Philanthropic Analytics practice area with a focus on driving technology and data science initiatives, innovative product/service development, and overall business strategy. Prior to GG+A, Richard worked as Client Director, Enterprise Markets Group at Blackbaud, Inc., enabling organizations to provide more mission impact through data-driven insights, industry best practices, and technology. Richard has had the great fortune to work with organizations including the American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, The Humane Society of the United States, Heifer, University of Arizona, Clemson, Furman, and West Virginia University Foundation.

Prior to Blackbaud, Richard worked as Vice President, Philanthropy Operations at Feeding America. Here, he was a key member of the gift closing team for major and principal gifts, earning commitments of more than $3 million. Richard worked to provide leadership, strategy, and infrastructure and business process support for the organization’s fundraising and marketing efforts.

Richard Geiger holds a Bachelor of Arts with a dual degree in Business and Politics/Philosophy/Economics as well as a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning, both from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition, he holds a Certificate in Data Analytics and Visualization from Cornell University.

 

Areas of Expertise
  • Analytics
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Collaborative Fundraising
  • Cultivation Planning
  • Major Gift Fundraising
  • Management and Pipeline Development
  • Multi-Channel Mass Marketing
  • Nonprofit Technology and Systems
  • Revenue Generation

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