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Development Guild June Update

Posted June 14, 2019


I hope this finds you well and enjoying the last few days of spring. All is well here at Development Guild DDI; our team is working with an extraordinarily diverse set of clients from coast to coast and I am enjoying my favorite time of year in Manhattan. Our work in New York continues to grow and currently includes Children of Fallen Patriots, Council for Economic Education, Lymphoma Research Foundation, Montefiore and Einstein, Mount Sinai Health System, Museum of Arts and Design, and National Audubon Society.

As always, thank you for your interest and on behalf of all of us here at Development Guild, best wishes for a wonderful summer,

Bill Weber

Recent C-Suite Placements

We are pleased to announce the recent placement of the following leaders:

Denise Wingate Materre

Vice President for Alumnae Relations

Smith College

Jeffrey Wolfman

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Fitchburg State University

Julianna Quinlan

Chief Development Officer

UP Education Network

View all recently placed candidates.

More than Money: What Campaign Success Can (And Should) Look Like

tree-stock-imageIf you ask an organization what their campaign goal is, they’ll likely respond with a dollar amount. However, the most successful and ambitious campaigns go beyond just raising dollars. Our Senior Vice President Karen Lieberman-Daly and Consultant Tara DiDomenico share the myriad benefits a campaign can have for your organization’s future on our blog.


On Our Minds

Susan-Murray-headshot-editedSpeaking with Year Up’s National Director of Development
We recently caught up with Susan Murray, National Director of Development at Year Up. We placed Susan at Year Up in 2011, and she’s been with the organization ever since! Susan shared how Year Up and their philanthropic practice have grown over the past decade and what’s on the horizon. Discover what she had to say on our blog!


data-stockThe Data Culture at
Teachers across America use to create projects requesting resources their students need, and donors give to the projects that inspire them. Since 2000, more than 3.6 million people and partners have given $816 million to support over 500,000 teachers through the site. Click to discover how uses data and machine learning to drive the organization’s success!


President Bill Weber on the RKD Group’s PodcastBill Weber Podcast Thumbnail
Bill was recently featured on the RKD Group’s podcast GroupThinkers. Bill and host Justin McCord discuss the state of nonprofit leadership, recruitment and retention strategies, and organizational development (as well as a few reading recommendations!).



Welcome to our Newest Team Member

Laura Cannata, MBA
Senior Consultant

We are hiring!

We currently have openings for the following positions:

  • A Senior Creative Technologist to join our team as we enter beta with a new product which uses collective intelligence and cutting-edge AI. Our clients will use our product to harness the wisdom of their constituents and produce solutions for some of the greatest, most intractable challenges they (and humanity) currently face. If you’d like to work on something truly meaningful, then this could be a dream job for you.
  • A Human Resources Associate with excellent customer service, attention to detail, and organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills to support the Human Resources and administration team. Based in Brookline, this is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual to gain experience in HR and office operations in a multi-state, multi-location mission driven organization.
  • A Nonprofit Associate with an interest in a career path related to executive search/recruitment as well as experience in administrative support and working with senior leaders. The Associate will serve as coordinator, working with consultants in executive search project teams. The position will also provide substantial marketing/business development and administrative support to the firm’s President, William M. Weber, Ed. D.

Learn more about our open positions on our website.

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