Rick Dunham, President & CEO of Dunham+Company, is a 30-year veteran in media ministry development, direct response marketing, customer relationship development, and direct response fundraising for non-profit organizations.
Rick began his career in 1978 while in graduate school, where he began to learn the craft of direct response fundraising as the Executive Assistant to the President of Dallas Theological Seminary. Over the next 11 years, Rick worked in a variety of not-for-profit organizations where he held positions as Director of Operations at Insight for Living and Director of Development and Vice President for Public Affairs at Campus Crusade for Christ, International School of Theology.
He ended his not-for-profit career holding the position of Vice President for Advancement for five years at Biola University. In this position he was responsible for the marketing and fundraising for the university, including student recruitment, admissions, alumni relations, public relations, major gift development, the daily radio program The Biola Hour, planned giving, and constituency relations.
In 1989, Rick began his consulting career, serving numerous organizations by assisting them in the development of increasingly effective marketing and fundraising strategies.