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Patricia (Pat) Rich, ACFRE

Pat has consulted throughout the country and overseas on fundraising, planning, membership and nonprofit management issues. She is an Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive, the highest accreditation in the fundraising profession. Pat speaks at fundraising conferences, at meetings for nonprofit groups and teaches the fundraising course at UM-St. Louis. She formerly served as the president of the St. Louis Arts and Education Council and as the director of planning and development at the Missouri Botanical Garden. She is co-author of Membership Development; An Action Plan for Results, a frequently used resource for fundraising.

Contact prich@emdconsulting.com; (314) 692-7551.



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