David Ordan, CEO, Eisenhower IKE Center, Gourmet Dog Treats, A DotCom Magazine Exclusive Interview

Nonprofit executive with 15+ years of marketing, fundraising and organizational leadership experience. Fields include disability services, communal mental health, adult education and outreach.

Significant achievements include:

Partnering with a company that landed a deal on Shark Tank

Partnering with a film-production company that garnered strong reviews at Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Hollywood Reporter and more

150% growth in business contracts

Per capita donations to annual giving increased by 116%

Initiated state-wide lobbying campaign to save social services for 10,000 disabled people

Marketing & Business Development
Led marketing campaign, resulting in double-digit growth in billing and contracts for 3 consecutive years; oversaw web and social media efforts, developed sales funnel, including managing call center sales team

Communication & Public Relations
Responsible for all internal and external communications, including web content, social media, press releases, annual reports, newsletters, op-eds, media placement, capital campaigns and advertising; placed more than 20 stories in the media in less than 3 years

Management & Budget
Worked closely with Executive Director to tackle budgetary challenges, hiring/firing issues, for vocational training agency with $1.8 million budget

Fundraising/Grant Writing
Developed new contacts with numerous grant-giving organizations, doubling donations in 3 years

Advocacy/Political Affairs
Initiated lobbying campaign to protect social service agencies serving 10,000 disabled people in Wisconsin; worked with state and federal officials to enlist support; developed strong media relationships

Specialties:* Strategic Business PR & Development * Web & Print Content Development * Marketing Campaigns * Creative Team Leadership * Project Management * Public Relations/Media Placement * Non-Profit Fundraising * Media Placement & Awareness *