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Career Pathways by Program: Dan Lowman, Grenzeback, Glier and Associates

Event Date: 

Oct 4, 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

DTC Room 470

Dan Lowman, Senior Vice President and Director, Survey Lab at Grenzeback, Glier and Associates (GG+A) will be giving a presentation on careers in analytics on Thursday, October 4 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in DTC Room 470.

Dan has over 18 years of experience in the field of analytics and is currently the Senior Vice-President, Analytics and Director of GG+A Philanthropy Survey Lab at GG+A. He is responsible for consultation of non-profit philanthropy, serving primarily higher education, healthcare, museums, and cultural organizations and large non-profit advocacy and service organizations. He has expertise in analytics, prospect identification, prospect management, campaign planning, and economic/financial forecasting. He also directs and manages the GG+A Philanthropy Survey Lab, which brings together the best of rigorous survey methods, data analysis, and fundraising best practice. He has been working at Grenzebach, Glier and Associates for more than 16 years. Prior to joining GG+A, Dan served as the VP, Business Development at CarePages. He has had clients in all 50 states and 8 countries. He received his bachelor's degree, BA in Sociology from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Based in Chicago, GG+A developed early relationships with a diverse range of members of the nonprofit sector, including Antioch and Berea Colleges, South Chicago Community Services, and the YMCA. Over the following decades, GG+A expanded to serve clients worldwide with a sophisticated mix of expertise in institutional advancement, custom-built analytical tools, and best-practice methodologies. GG+A has provided philanthropic consulting services to more than 2,000 nonprofits in five arenas: higher education, independent schools, healthcare and academic medicine, arts and culture, and civic organizations. In the higher education and academic medicine sectors alone, the firm has worked with all of the top 25 globally ranked universities; nearly all members of the Association of American Universities; more than half of the top 20 hospital systems as ranked by U.S. News and World Report; flagship public universities in 46 states; four of the five top-ranked universities in Canada; and numerous universities and cultural institutions throughout the UK, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

All Stuart students including the graduates and undergraduates pursuing Analytics, Management Science, MBA and BSBA are encouraged to register and attend. This is a great opportunity for Stuart students to learn from Dan's experience and network.