Craig DePole has been raising funds for great causes for more than 20 years. He gets a lot of joy out of bringing together his right brain creativity and his left brain scientific analysis to help nonprofit organizations create a better world. He has raised millions upon millions of dollars and helped foster long term relationships with donors through multichannel, donor-centric, integrated fundraising strategies.
Craig is an active contributor to the direct marketing and fundraising community. He’s a frequent speaker at industry conferences and he has authored articles for industry publications. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Association of Direct Response Fundraising Counsel. Over the years, his work has earned dozens of awards for nonprofit direct marketing excellence from the Direct Marketing Association of Washington and the New England Direct Marketing Association.
In his free time, when he is not cheering from the sideline of a soccer, lacrosse or field hockey field, he is raising funds for his kids’ school as chair of the advancement committee. Craig is a native Californian and lives in Maryland with his wife, three kids and adopted dog, Vinny.