Rich Basler

Executive Director of Advancement Operations Advancement
Rich Basler

Rich joined the University Advancement staff in January 2020 as the Executive Director of Advancement Operations and manages the Prospect Research & Management, Operations, and Gifts, Records, and Analytics teams. In this role, he is responsible for providing strategic long- and short-term direction and leadership in the areas of advancement services, gift processing, data management, reporting, analytics, predictive modeling, prospect research and portfolio management.

Rich is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) with more than 10 years of experience in prospect research, annual, major and planned giving, grant writing, and advancement services.

Prior to joining St. Lawrence University, he served as the Director of Major Gift Development and Advancement Services at Bloomfield College. Rich is also the Vice President of the Board of Trustees of Kinnara, a professional chamber choir based in Atlanta, GA.

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