Global Philanthropic Canada has appointed well-known Atlantic fundraiser Brent Platt as Vice President Atlantic & Senior Consultant, effective September 1, 2021. Brent is based in Kentville, NS.
For the past six years, Brent has been Managing Associate of RBR Development Associates, a leading fund development consultancy. He stepped into a leadership role and facilitated the transition following the sudden passing of the Founding Partner.
“Our Atlantic clients will enjoy getting to know Brent. He brings a wealth of expertise to the Global team. He’s a local professional providing solutions to local organizations,” said CEO Guy Mallabone. “Brent is CFRE certified, bilingual, and is finishing his Executive MBA. His skillset, background and outgoing personality are wonderful additions to our growing team.”
Brent has worked in the non-profit sector for the past 15 years. He has a successful track record in planning, organizing, and leading fundraising programs. His expertise includes leadership development, conceptualizing and executing capital campaign initiatives, designing strategic sponsorship opportunities, recruiting and engaging senior volunteers, website design and digital security.
Brent is currently working on his EMBA with a specialization in data sciences and advanced statistical inference. He is a certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and holds certifications as a Hootsuite Professional alongside several Google and Microsoft Cloud credentials. He is also a volunteer firefighter in Kentville, NS.